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income tax

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noun

a tax levied on incomes, especially an annual government tax on personal incomes.

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Nearby words

income fund, income group, income maintenance, income statement, income support, income tax, incomer, incomes policy, incoming, incommensurability, incommensurable

Origin of income tax

First recorded in 1790–1800
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income tax


noun

a personal tax, usually progressive, levied on annual income subject to certain deductions
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