Definitions for ability-to-pay
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The principle that taxes should vary according to an individual's level of wealth or income.
Progressive taxes attempt to reduce the tax burden of people with a lower ability-to-pay.
The numerical value of ability-to-pay in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of ability-to-pay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Investors have focused for a long time on Ecuador's willingness to pay given past defaults, but I think now it is more about ability to pay.
I think that you just can't leave these people -- who are not victims of their own accord -- without the ability to pay for their healthcare.
The opposition weighing in Congress doesn't change oil prices, but it does give them power to change foreign exchange policies and allocation of resources that could improve the economy and the country's ability to pay its debt.
Midwives and other maternity staff should not act as gatekeepers to maternity services, they owe a duty of care to all pregnant women who seek care from them and they should provide care to all pregnant women irrespective of ability to pay.
We need a progressive tax system in this country that is based on the ability to pay, if we are serious about reforming the tax code and rebuilding the middle class, we have got to demand that the wealthiest Americans and largest corporations pay their fair share in taxes.
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