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(taxation) Increased taxation that arises when an inflation adjustment to a wage or salary pushes a taxpayer into a higher tax bracket (or, in a progressive taxation regime, further into a bracket).
Since only rises that adjust for inflation are considered, not those from increased skills or changed job description, this means that a worker doing the same work for the same notional purchasing power is taxed at a higher rate.
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