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Public Finance: Justify separate taxation of corporations

How could corporate income be explained under a comprehensive income tax without recourse to a corporate income tax? How can separate taxation of corporate income be justified?

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How could corporate income be explained under a comprehensive income tax without recourse to a corporate income tax?

The concept of comprehensive income includes earnings from the use of labor and capital. Our system of taxation has separated those two sources and taxed them differently. The rates tend to be flat and lower for capital income but higher and progressive for earned income.

The pure concept of comprehensive income includes growth of capital. An example is that as the price of the stock of a corporation grows, ...

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