Microeconomics: Principles, Problems, & Policies, 20th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0077660811
ISBN 13: 978-0-07766-081-9

Chapter 5 - Government's Role and Government Failure - Discussion Questions - Page 124: 2


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The government collects taxes in order to do things that benefit the general public like building roads. However, due to debates about what constitutes helping the entire general public, there are debates about how high taxes should be.
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