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
Words nearby indirect tax
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British Dictionary definitions for indirect tax
a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companiesCompare direct tax
Derived forms of indirect taxindirect taxation, noun
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