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The capital gains tax, levied against profits earned on investments, have been being the subject of recent political debate.

A. have been being
B. have been
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E. has been --> Correct, Tax....has been....

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The capital gains tax, levied against profits earned on investments, have been being the subject of recent political debate.

A. have been being
B. have been
C. were
D. has been being
E. has been



Subject : the capital gains tax
Verb : It must be singular . So , has been is the correct answer. Being makes the sentence awkward.

The best answer is E.
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The capital gains tax, levied against profits earned on investments, have been being the subject of recent political debate.

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