An efficient tax ?

A. minimizes the administrative burden form the tax
B. does all the things describe in these answers
C. raises revenue at the smallest possible cost to taxpayers.
D. minimize the deadweight loss from the tax.

A tax on petrol is likely to ?

A. generate a deadweight loss that is unaffected by the time period over which it is measured
B. cause a greater deadweight loss in the long run when compared to the short run
C. None of these answers
D. cause a greater deadweight loss in the short run when compared to the long run.

Refer to Exhibit 4. Which of the following is true with regard to the burden of the tax in Exhibit 4 ?

A. The buyers pay a larger portion of the tax because demand is more inelastic than supply
B. The sellers pay a larger portion of the tax because supply is more elastic than demand
C. The buyers pay a larger portion of the tax because demand is more elastic then supply
D. The sellers pay a larger portion of the tax because supply is more inelastic than demand

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