indirect tax


noun

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.

Origin of indirect tax

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for indirect tax

indirect tax


noun

a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companiesCompare direct tax

Derived Forms

indirect taxation, noun
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