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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How to use indirect tax in a sentence
The government stepped in only last month, slashing indirect tax on fuel, though prices still remain high.India’s inflation is no longer only about fuel prices | Mimansa Verma | December 8, 2021 | Quartz
Such property tax is not a personal and direct, but an indirect tax.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2) | Lassa Francis Oppenheim
An indirect tax, just as this nation pays its taxes, and the tariff is the very thing!The Cheerful Smugglers | Ellis Parker Butler
But a moderate indirect tax by an exemption for a wife and each child after a general exemption of $2,000 would be desirable.Applied Eugenics | Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
An indirect tax is a tax on one individual, but is indirectly paid by another.Citizenship | Emma Guy Cromwell
There are many forms of more or less indirect tax which are substituted in different parts of the world for direct taxes.The Economic Aspect of Geology | C. K. Leith
British Dictionary definitions for indirect tax
a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companies: Compare direct tax
- indirect taxation, noun
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