Definitions

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  • n. the amount by which taxes are increased

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Earlier in the day on a morning talk show, Deputy Prime Minister Katsuya Okada said he didn't see the need for a snap election before tackling tax-increase legislation, since both the DPJ and the opposition agrees that it is necessary.

    Japan Opposition Renews Calls for an Election Ahead of Consumption-Tax Debate

  • TOKYO—Japan's main opposition party repeated demands for a snap election before tackling controversial tax-increase legislation, raising the political stakes for Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, who has vowed to submit the legislation by March.

    Japan Opposition Renews Calls for an Election Ahead of Consumption-Tax Debate

  • Japan's main opposition party repeated demands for a snap election before tackling tax-increase legislation, raising the political stakes for Prime Minister Noda, who has vowed to submit the legislation by March.

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  • This measure cannot be exactly mirrored in a tax-increase + credit and still be an income tax.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Taking ObamaCare Challenges Seriously

  • TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's cabinet shuffle failed to provide a quick lift in public approval of his government or his tax-increase plan, polls published by local media on Sunday showed.

    Japan Cabinet Shuffle Fails to Lift Noda

  • The commission offered three tax-increase options, to be in effect for five to 10 years: a mixture of higher income, corporate and regional taxes; that mix plus higher taxes on specific items such as alcohol or cigarettes; and an increase in the country's sales tax from the current 5%.

    Japanese Panel Calls for $146 Billion Tax Increase

  • The new budget's tax-increase and spending-cut elements would reduce the government deficit by six percentage points of gross domestic product from what it would have been under current policies, Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar said in an interview.

    Portugal Unveils Deep Cuts

  • And, as Tim notes, he floated a tax-increase trial balloon: "I think if we can make the case that the vulnerable are going to be imperiled, I think there are going to be a lot of people who are going to entertain some sort of tax increase."

    DeMorning DeBonis: Oct. 8, 2010

  • More on tax-increase push: Tommy Wells says he won't cut human services without accompanying tax hike (D.C. Wire)

    DeMorning DeBonis: Oct. 29, 2010

  • Mr. Brown initially tried to woo a handful of Republican votes to approve putting the tax-increase question to voters on a ballot measure, as he had promised during his campaign last year.

    California Budget Deal Leaves GOP out in Cold

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