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windfall tax

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwindfall taxˈwindfall ˌtax noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 an additional amount of tax that the British government sometimes takes from a company that has suddenly earned a large amount of money that it did not expect to earn
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windfall taxLabour has imposed the utility windfall tax, introduced the minimum wage and ramped up petrol duty.
From Longman Business Dictionarywindfall taxˈwindfall tax [countable]TAX a tax that must be paid by a company that has suddenly and unexpectedly earned a large amount of money, especially a large company that has recently been PRIVATIZED (=sold by the government) tax
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