Definitions

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

  • n. A plural of taxis.

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  • n. Money paid to the government for public purposes.
  • n. Plural form of tax.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tax.
  • n. Plural form of taxis.

Etymologies

See tax (Wiktionary)
See taxis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Diary Entry by Jane Schiff (about the author) yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '"Use American Express points to pay taxes"'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Verbatim from CNN \'Use American Express points to pay taxes\' By Julianne Pepitone, staff reporterJanuary 11, 2010: 5: 44 PM ET Jane\'s observation - How nasty this is - remember when it was legally okay to use interest paid on credit cards in IRS returns? '

    OpEdNews - Diary: "Use American Express points to pay taxes"

  • Because turnover taxes, sales taxes or 'value added' taxes all much the same thing really are the most economically damaging taxes* while being the sneakiest as well - there is a myth that 'the consumer pays' merely because the till receipt shows the VAT as a separate amount.

    Right, I'm back off holiday

  • The proper model includes such a curve, call it SS, as well as modifications to the old Keynesian IS curve to recognize the effects of the Permanent Income/Life Cycle Hypothesis on consumption demand, capital theory on investment demand, Ricardian effects on anticipation of future taxes if people can anticipate their future incomes, as in PermInc/LifCy, why not their income *net of taxes*, which is what they should anticipate?

    Vertical LM is Not Vertical AS, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Indirect taxes, however ineligible, will doubtless be cheerfully paid as _war taxes_, if necessary. 3d.

    Albert Gallatin American Statesmen Series, Vol. XIII

  • A one percent increase in taxes is some marginal restriction in freedom.

    Discourse.net: Textbook Takedown

  • Nor is his notion of extracting the "maximum sustainable revenue" in taxes from the financial-services sector, as he put it Wednesday.

    Ending Welfare as Britain Knows It

  • For many Americans, the amount they pay in taxes is larger than any purchase they make during the year, but studies show they know almost nothing about where that money goes to.

    Shouldn't taxpayers get a receipt?

  • Republicans cut trillions in taxes from the wealthiest among us, then claim we cannot afford to care for the least among us.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: March 23, 2010

  • We have known that a large percentage of the money we pay in taxes is used to buy off people or blackmail them into submission.

    Again: they’re *angry*, not afraid. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • All the benefits going to illegal aliens who do not pay a cent in taxes is a contributing factor to driving the state into the ground.

    Border Czar tours his domain

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  • Bureaucracy is taxing.

    April 12, 2011

  • I would like to thank my school for forgetting I am an international student and therefore forcing me to pay $600 for Medicare and Social Security, that it turns out I should not have payed. Now I have to fill out more forms for a refund.

    It's incredible how hopeless I am when it comes to tax forms.

    April 11, 2011

  • It's probably this now. See quagmire. Can't get quite so enthusiastic now. Sorry BGP.

    May 8, 2008