from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tax, such as an income or property tax, levied directly on the taxpayer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a tax assessed directly on lands, etc., and polls, distinguished from taxes on merchandise, or customs, and from excise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied


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