indirect tax

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  1. a tax levied indirectly, as one levied on commodities before they reach the consumer but ultimately paid by the consumer as part of the market price.

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Origin of indirect tax

First recorded in 1795–1805

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How to use indirect tax in a sentence

  • There are many forms of more or less indirect tax which are substituted in different parts of the world for direct taxes.

British Dictionary definitions for indirect tax

indirect tax

  1. a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companies: Compare direct tax

Derived forms of indirect tax

  • indirect taxation, noun

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