verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for surtax
The Medicare surtax is collected efficiently and automatically.
The Democrats want to pay for it with a 3.5 percent surtax on dollars earned over $1 million per year.Michael Tomasky: GOP Is Set to Self-Destruct Over Payroll Tax|Michael Tomasky|November 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
What we call the normal income tax is the ordinary tax; what we call the surtax is the supertax.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
Since April 1905 a surtax of 7% has been imposed on all goods of other than French origin.
This budget anticipates the extension of the surtax that Congress enacted last year.
Rich people, since the income tax, are officially those who pay the tax but not the surtax.
In addition, a surtax of five francs gold per bag (961⁄4 cents) was placed on every bag exported to pay carrying charges.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers