- a tax levied on real or personal property.
Origin of property tax
First recorded in 1800–10
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Examples from the Web for property tax
She opposed a property-tax freeze for seniors and pushed public-safety unions to reduce pension packages.When Wendy Davis Was a Republican
January 24, 2014
Records also show that Castro had fallen behind in his property-tax payments beginning in 2010.How Could Alleged Kidnapper Ariel Castro Be Allowed to Drive a School Bus?
May 8, 2013
He repealed the Ballance land-tax in 1879, and substituted a property-tax.
But ministers were induced to propose the continuance of the property-tax for a further period.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.
E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
It can levy direct taxes, such as an income-tax and a property-tax; it hitherto has not done so, but now must do so.North America, Volume II (of 2)
The agent for several landlords assures me he could not from his receipts pay the property-tax, but no distraints are made.
To replace them he devised an astounding combination of an income-tax and property-tax.The Long White Cloud
William Pember Reeves