- 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He repealed the Ballance land-tax in 1879, and substituted a property-tax.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)</p>
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</p>
William Pember Reeves