supertax

[ soo-per-taks ]
/ ˈsu pərˌtæks /
|

noun

Chiefly British. a tax in addition to a normal tax, as one upon income above a certain amount.
a surtax.

Nearby words

  1. superstructure,
  2. supersubtle,
  3. supersymmetry,
  4. supertanker,
  5. supertask,
  6. superteacher,
  7. supertitle,
  8. supertitles,
  9. supertonic,
  10. supertruck

Origin of supertax

First recorded in 1905–10; super- + tax

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for supertax


British Dictionary definitions for supertax

supertax

/ (ˈsuːpəˌtæks) /

noun

a tax levied in addition to the basic tax, esp a graduated surtax on incomes above a certain level
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012