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English definition of “sales tax”

sales tax

noun [C usually singular] uk   US us  
a tax paid by people when they buy goods or services
See also
Taxation
(Definition of sales tax from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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