verb (used with object)
- to demand a tax from (a person, business, etc.).
- to demand a tax in consideration of the possession or occurrence of (income, goods, sales, etc.), usually in proportion to the value of money involved.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of tax
OTHER WORDS FROM tax
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH taxtacks, tax
Definition for tax (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for tax
It also included a more complicated but extremely valuable tax break for businesses known as pass-throughs.Georgia Senator David Perdue Privately Pushed for a Tax Break for Rich Sports Teamowners|by Robert Faturechi and Justin Elliott|November 20, 2020|ProPublica
The tax applies to companies in which the highest-paid managerial employee earns 100 times more than the median worker in San Francisco.What will San Francisco’s new “CEO tax” actually accomplish?|Dan Kopf|November 15, 2020|Quartz
His distributor was adding the tax directly to his pharmacy’s cost for the drugs.Patients struggle to access prescription opioids after New York tax drives away suppliers|lbelanger225|November 15, 2020|Fortune
Through Americans for Prosperity, they got over 400 members of Congress to sign a pledge to vote against climate change legislation that does not include equivalent tax cuts.Charles Koch looks back on his political legacy: “Boy, did we screw up!”|Nicole Goodkind|November 14, 2020|Fortune
In addition, severely disabled veterans living off of VA benefits were initially required to file a tax return to get stimulus checks.Eight reasons COVID-19 has hit veterans particularly hard|By Jamie Rowen/The Conversation|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
Loosies are generally bought by cigarette addicts who have trouble affording a whole pack at the taxed rate.
Money is money, but the proposition is not all that compelling once you are taxed on the income.
I am right there with them ideologically, I mean, ‘Taxed Enough Already.’
So Hatch, Burr, and Coburn would have taxed benefits starting at about 65 percent of the average cost of a plan.
This allowance worked for the state (Maria Theresa taxed their production).What to Drink When it’s Cold? The Glory of Austrian Schnaps|Jordan Salcito|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am conscious that while I have taxed your patience, I have given but an imperfect presentation of the subject.Anti-Slavery Opinions before the Year 1800|William Frederick Poole
Besides this, mainly with a view to putting a stop to their reckless use by boys and others, pistols were to be taxed 1l.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
So far all the belligerent Governments have taxed on the timid side.What is Coming?|H. G. Wells
Emperors and kings did indeed make their burdens heavy, and oft-times intolerable, but they taxed to maintain their governments.
Everything we eat is taxed, and there is no exchequer that is not substantially supported by lovers of good living.
British Dictionary definitions for tax
Derived forms of taxtaxer, nountaxless, adjective
Word Origin for tax
Idioms and Phrases with tax
In addition to the idiom beginning with tax
- tax with
- death and taxes