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Unlike most income taxes, which are usually more progressive and to a greater extent target those who can afford to pay the tax, those in the lower and middle classes are the ones who suffer from sales taxes.

A those in the lower and middle classes are the ones who suffer from sales taxes.
B the lower and middle classes are the ones who suffer from sales taxes.
C those who suffer most from sales taxes are the lower and middle classes.
D lower and middle class sales taxes suffer most from sales taxes.
E sales taxes make people in the lower and middle classes suffer the most.

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A,B,C are comparing apples and oranges
D does not make sense at all
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New post 27 Feb 2004, 06:15
i put it this way: after seeing "unlike blabla...", i immediately start searching which this blabla is compared to. "income taxes" are compared to "sales taxes", that's it. answer is (e).

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New post 27 Feb 2004, 15:19
E is the correct answer. This is a Comparison question, and we know this because the sentence begins with Unlike. The thing or person immediately following Unlike is what we are going to compare, in this case most income taxes. The part of the sentence that begins with which is just extra information, so the last clause (part)of the sentence is the important part. We have to choose the answer choice that begins with something that can be compared with most income taxes. Unlike most income taxes...sales taxes, is the only possible comparison in the answer choice, and therefore E is correct.

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