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English definition of “capital tax”

capital tax

noun [C]
(also capital levy) TAX
a tax on the value of the land, buildings, etc. owned by a person or company: Governments use capital taxes to reduce inequalities in wealth.
(Definition of capital tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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