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Economics of Fiscal Drag

AS, A-Level, IB
AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IB, Eduqas, WJEC

Last updated 4 Mar 2021

This short revision video focuses on the concept of fiscal drag.

Fiscal drag happens when rising incomes – perhaps due to wages following prices higher pushes or drags millions of taxpayers into the higher marginal tax rate brackets. Therefore, fiscal drag has the effect of raising government tax revenue without explicitly raising tax rates.

Economics of Fiscal Drag

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