verb (used with object)
- to demand a tax from (a person, business, etc.).
- to demand a tax in consideration of the possession or occurrence of (income, goods, sales, etc.), usually in proportion to the value of money involved.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of tax
OTHER WORDS FROM tax
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH taxtacks, tax
Definition for tax (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for tax
The new tax law granted a 20% deduction to most, but not all, of these businesses.Georgia Senator David Perdue Privately Pushed for a Tax Break for Rich Sports Teamowners|by Robert Faturechi and Justin Elliott|November 20, 2020|ProPublica
The company that makes the first point of sale within New York pays the tax.Patients struggle to access prescription opioids after New York tax drives away suppliers|lbelanger225|November 15, 2020|Fortune
The General Assembly passed the tax this spring to raise $250 million a year for education.Maryland businesses launch campaign against pioneering digital ad tax|Erin Cox|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The new tax adjustment provides relief to teams that had invested in major long-term salary commitments before the pandemic.NBA sets salary cap, free agency start date for 2020-21 season|Ben Golliver|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The charity moves also might have been strategic, too, some tax experts said.A dodgy deal helped make him a billionaire. It worked, until now.|Peter Whoriskey, Yeganeh Torbati, Keith L. Alexander|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for tax
Derived forms of taxtaxer, nountaxless, adjective
Word Origin for tax
Idioms and Phrases with tax
In addition to the idiom beginning with tax
- tax with
- death and taxes