### Simple progressive income tax-standard deduction

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Assume that there is a very simple progressive income tax in the country. The marginal tax rate is 10% for income over \$5000 to \$10,000. It is 20% for income over \$10,000 to \$25,000, and it is 30% for income over \$25,000.

a) How much tax will Jerry pay if his income is \$7000? How much will Bob pay, who has an income of \$18,000? How much will Greg pay with an income of \$40,000?

b) How would your answer in part a) change if there is a \$3000 standard deduction?

c) How would your answer in part a) change if there is a \$1000 refundable tax credit?

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