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indirect tax

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tax
indirect taxˌindirect ˈtax noun [countable]  PETa tax that is added to the cost of goods and servicesdirect taxindirect taxation noun [uncountable]
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indirect taxAlthough indirect taxes as a whole are regressive, there is some variation between different types of indirect tax.Their logic is reflected in the kinds of indirect tax that are levied.
From Longman Business Dictionaryindirect taxˈindirect tax [countable, uncountable]TAX a tax on goods or services that are bought, rather than on the income that people and companies earn. VALUE-ADDED TAX and EXCISE DUTIES are indirect taxes tax
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