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All of the following are TRUE regarding principles of taxation EXCEPT

A

Progressive taxes are based on the ability-to-pay principle of taxation.

B

The benefits-received principle of taxation supports taxation of individuals based on a specific gain or advantage they receive from government.

C

The ability-to-pay principle of taxation is based on the idea that those with greater incomes or capacity to pay taxes should be required to pay higher taxes.

D

Tolls that must be paid to use bridges are an example of a tax based on the benefits-received principle.

E

The ability-to-pay principle supports sales taxes.

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