federal excise tax Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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federal excise tax

noun [C or U]
 
 
GOVERNMENT, TAX
a tax paid to the US government by manufacturers and distributors of goods such as fuel and tobacco: Members of Congress are exploring a reduction in federal excise tax rates on gasoline and diesel fuel.
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