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purchase tax

noun

, British.
  1. a sales tax on nonessential and luxury goods.


purchase tax

noun

  1. a tax levied on nonessential consumer goods and added to selling prices by retailers


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Word History and Origins

Origin of purchase tax1

First recorded in 1935–40

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