direct tax

  1. a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied
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How To Use direct tax In A Sentence

  • The government's budget was strengthened by increased customs revenue and more particularly by a spectacular rise in indirect taxation.
  • The wars of the period necessitated the heaviest direct taxation since the 1650s.
  • The government restructured the tax base to place greater emphasis on indirect taxes (duties, tariffs, excise taxes, and state-owned monopolies over sales of salt and tobacco) rather than on the peasant-based taille.
  • And if you tax consumption with indirect taxation, taxes often pyramid, with resultant price increases of a regressive nature.
  • This is an indirect taxation on lower earners, which can mean that for a £100 increase in earnings the actual net benefit can be as low as £20.
  • It's good that he used direct taxation rather than stealth taxes to raise the money.Sentence dictionary
  • They retained only one direct tax, the tithe on agricultural produce (decima).
  • Therefore, if the mandate is a direct tax, then to be constitutional, uninsured citizens in a state with a lower percentage of insured would need to pay a higher mandate than citizens of a state with a higher percentage of insured. The Volokh Conspiracy » Is the Health Care Mandate a Direct Tax?
  • The Democrats shifted the emphasis away from direct taxation.
  • He also shifted the tax burden from direct income tax to indirect taxation through the introduction of a goods and service tax.
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