Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4th, 2021 (Eastern Time) and beginning April 20th, 2021 (Eastern Time) the Yahoo Answers website will be in read-only mode. **There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account.** You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page.

## Trending News

# STATE INCOME TAX .............................................................................................?

One plan for a state income tax requires those persons with income of 10,000 or less to pay no tax and those persons with income greater than 10,000 to pay a tax of 6 percent only on the part of their income that exceeds 10,000

A person's effective tax rate is defined as the percent of total income that is paid in tax.

Based on this definition, could aby person's effective tax rate be 5 percent? could it be 6 percent? Explain your answer. Includde examples too

SOMEONE HELP I SUCK WITH STUFF LIKE THIS

### 1 Answer

- Iggy RockoLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
Let x = income that would result in a 5% effective tax rate.

5% of x = 6% of (x - 10000)

0.05x = 0.06(x - 10000)

0.05x = 0.06x - 600

600 = 0.01x

x = 600/0.01 = $60000

Solve for the 6% effective tax rate similarly.