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How much yearly revenue is lost in tax expenditures? (via tax credits and deductions)

  • $535 million (4% people answered this)
  • $536 billion (27% people answered this)
  • $1.1 trillion (46% people answered this)
  • $2.3 trillion (20% people answered this)
  • $5 trillion (0% people answered this)

43 people answered.


Correct answer is: $1.1 trillion

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