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# If the personal income tax rate is lowered from

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If the personal income tax rate is lowered from 40% to 33%, what is the differential savings for a tax payer having an annual income before tax to the tune of $45000? A.$3500
B. $5000 C.$3150
D. $7000 E.$10000
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antoxavier wrote:
If the personal income tax rate is lowered from 40% to 33%, what is the differential savings for a tax payer having an annual income before tax to the tune of $45000? A.$3500
B. $5000 C.$3150
D. $7000 E.$10000

Saving = (40-33)% of 45000 = 3150.
Ans C it is.
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