single tax

  1. a tax, as on land, that constitutes the sole source of public revenue.

Origin of single tax

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

Other words from single tax

  • single-tax, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for single tax

single tax

  1. a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue

  2. such a tax

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