capital levy


noun

a tax based on capital, as distinguished from a tax on income.

Nearby words

  1. capital gains tax,
  2. capital goods,
  3. capital investment,
  4. capital letter,
  5. capital letters,
  6. capital loss,
  7. capital market,
  8. capital offense,
  9. capital outlay,
  10. capital punishment

Origin of capital levy

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for capital levy

capital levy

noun

a tax on capital or property as contrasted with a tax on income
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