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The Dual Tax As A Flat Tax With A Surtax On Labour Income

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  • José María Durán Cabré

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    (Universidad de Barcelona. Institut d'Economia de Barcelona)

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. Flat tax and dual tax are alternative models for traditional global income taxes with progressive rates. Although there are significant differences between them, a dual tax characterised by a general base, where all income is taxed at a proportional rate, and a personal base, composed only of labour income and taxed according to a progressive schedule that includes a wide zero-rate bracket, could be deemed a flat tax with a surtax on high labour income. A microsimulation exercise applied to Spain confirms that under equal-yield assumption most individuals would only be taxed on the general base, in the same way as a flat tax. The personal base increases progressivity and redistributive effect.

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Paper provided by Instituto de Estudios Fiscales in its series Working Papers with number 4-03 Classification-JEL : H23, H24..

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Keywords: dual tax; flat tax; micro-simulation; tax reform.;

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