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supertax

[ soo-per-taks ]
/ ˈsu pərˌtæks /
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noun

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

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Origin of supertax

First recorded in 1905–10; super- + tax
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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
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