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A local politician wants to increase taxes without hurting low-income members of the community. He is proposing a tax on landscaping services since richer people are more likely to hire a landscaper than poorer people. Is this proposal likely to succeed? Please explain your response.

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This proposal is unlikely to work. An increase in the tax on landscaping services will decrease the demand for landscaping ...

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