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English definition of “double taxation”
noun [U] TAX
› a situation in which two or more governments charge tax on the same income or property: Developers complained that the factory faces double taxation, by the state and federal governments.
› a situation in which a government charges tax on a company's profits, which it pays to its shareholders as dividends, and then charges the shareholders tax on the dividends: Double taxation occurs because corporations are considered separate legal entities from their shareholders.