There are three types of income taxes on the island -- Regressive,
Progressive, and Proportional. There are no right or wrong answers when
judging the fairness of taxes and tax systems.
Deciding whether a tax is fair or not is an individual decision; it's an
ethical matter involving value judgments. And remember fairness is not the
only thing you should consider when you judge a tax system. You must also
consider simplicity, economic efficiency, and enforceability.
Therefore, my Queen, itís for you to decide what is the fairest tax for
The Queen liked my report so much, she made me Tax Inspector to the entire
island. My job was done, but yours has only just begun. Determine for
yourself whether you think a particular tax is fair or not. Remember,
it's up to you.