basic rate

  1. the standard or lowest level on a scale of money payable, esp in taxation

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How to use basic rate in a sentence

  • But the basic rate to the East and Europe, fixing the all-rail rates, is the combined lake and rail.

  • These rates vary from about one-third to more than double the basic rate.

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  • It would also permit the President to raise the basic rate from 20% to 25%.