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tax rate

noun

  1. the percentage of the value of a property to be paid as a tax.


tax rate

noun

  1. the percentage of income, wealth, etc, assessed as payable in taxation


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tax rate1

First recorded in 1875–80
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Example Sentences

She said she would try to address the global decline in corporate tax rates through international negotiations.

It was a stunning series of rebukes for a president who had received widespread support from corporate America for most of his turbulent term, especially for his efforts to cut government regulations and reduce corporate tax rates.

It was a stunning series of rebukes for a president who had enjoyed widespread support from corporate America for most of his turbulent term, especially for his efforts to cut government regulations and reduce corporate tax rates.

A better solution would be to increase capital gains taxes and corporate tax rates to reduce reliance on revenue sources such as income and payroll taxes.

Ask Catherine Monson what she wants most from the election, and her first words aren’t about issues like tax rates, trade, or regulation, at least not directly.

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The statutory tax rate in the U.S. is 35 percent compared to 15 percent for Canada.

Barack Obama paid a lower tax rate than his secretary in 2013.

We on my side say: unionization, massive public investments, a tax rate that kept the coffers full, a few other things.

If two single people each earn $50,000, they will each pay the marginal tax rate that applies to $50,000.

If Apple were to repatriate its cash held overseas, then it would have to pay the statutory corporate tax rate of 35 percent.

Changes in the tax rate, therefore, are liable to be of frequent occurrence.

As the income tax rate decreases, the yield from tax-exempt securities diminishes proportionately.

The Assembly fixed the tax rate, granted franchises, and passed upon all public improvements.

And they'll raise our tax rate to the average, which means thousands more.

The city debt is relatively small, and there are only two American cities of over 350,000 population which have a lower tax-rate.

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