direct tax


noun Government.

a tax exacted directly from the persons who will bear the burden of it (without reimbursement to them at the expense of others), as a poll tax, a general property tax, or an income tax.

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Origin of direct tax

An Americanism dating back to 1785–90
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British Dictionary definitions for direct tax

direct tax

noun

a tax paid by the person or organization on which it is leviedCompare indirect tax

Derived forms of direct tax

direct taxation, noun
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