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Any tax relief received by the solar industry would not [#permalink] New post 18 May 2009, 22:21
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10. Any tax relief received by the solar industry would
not benefit the homeowner who installs a solar-
energy system. Even though homeowners would pay
a lower price for solar-energy system installations
because of this tax relief, with the government
paying the balance, government revenues come from
the public.

The argument above is based on which of the
following assumptions?
(A) The tax relief would cause the homeowner to
lose, through taxes or reduced government
benefits or both, an amount at least equal to
the reduction in the price of that home-
owner's solar-energy system installation.
(B) The tax relief that would be received by solar-
energy industries would not be offered at the
same time as any tax relief for other indus-
tries.
(C) Advertisements of the solar-energy industry, by
failing to identify the source of government
revenues explicitly to the public, mask the
advantage the industry receives from the
public.
(D) Homeowners generally believe that they benefit
from any tax relief offered to the solar-energy
industry.
(E) Tax relief would encourage solar industries to
sell solar-energy systems at higher prices.

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Re: Tax relief [#permalink] New post 18 May 2009, 22:50
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10. Any tax relief received by the solar industry would
not benefit the homeowner who installs a solar-
energy system. Even though homeowners would pay
a lower price for solar-energy system installations

because of this tax relief, with the government
paying the balance, government revenues come from
the public.

The argument above is based on which of the
following assumptions?
(A) The tax relief would cause the homeowner to
lose, through taxes or reduced government
benefits or both, an amount at least equal to
the reduction in the price of that home-
owner's solar-energy system installation.

(B) The tax relief that would be received by solar-
energy industries would not be offered at the
same time as any tax relief for other indus-
tries.
(C) Advertisements of the solar-energy industry, by
failing to identify the source of government
revenues explicitly to the public, mask the
advantage the industry receives from the
public.
(D) Homeowners generally believe that they benefit
from any tax relief offered to the solar-energy
industry.
(E) Tax relief would encourage solar industries to
sell solar-energy systems at higher prices.

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One request, pls do not post the OA before some discussion
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Re: Tax relief [#permalink] New post 18 May 2009, 22:58
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Re: Tax relief [#permalink] New post 19 May 2009, 03:03
Clear 'A'..

If the homeowner who busy the solar system for less...and ends up paying more in form of taxes or reduced Govt benefits..which the govt uses for subsidy.. then the less cost of solar system means nothing.
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Re: Tax relief [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2009, 01:59
If the reduction in the price of that home-
owner's solar-energy system installation overcome the cost the people have to pay the government through tax then the argument falls apart
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Re: Tax relief [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2009, 08:15
IMO is A, as it is the only equalizing statement which says the same thing as the argument..
Re: Tax relief   [#permalink] 29 Oct 2009, 08:15
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