# Is this an example of a progressive regressive or proportional tax?

Below is a marginal tax table from 2010 for a single taxpayer in Springfield Waylan Smithers. Show Show more Below is a marginal tax table from 2010 for a single taxpayer in Springfield Waylan Smithers. Show all calculations and include a brief explanation of about 50 words. 1.) Suppose Mr. Smithers earned \$120000 in 2010. Using the table above what would his total tax payment be? What would his average tax rate be? Please round your answer to the nearest 10th of a percent. 2.) Suppose Mindy Simmons earned \$75000 in 2010. Using the table above what would her total tax payment be? What would her average tax rate be? Please round your answer to the nearest 10th of a percent. 3.) Is this an example of a progressive regressive or proportional tax? How do you know? If taxable income is over But not over The marginal tax rate for the bracket is: \$0 \$11000 9% \$11000 \$43000 14% \$43000 \$105000 24% \$105000 \$260000 35% \$260000 No limit 45% Show less

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