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.

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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 of indirect tax

indirect taxation, noun
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