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sales tax

noun [C or U]
 
 
COMMERCE, TAX
in some countries and in some US states, a tax that you pay when you buy goods or services, calculated as a percentage of their price: increase/raise the sales tax a local/national/state sales tax The regional plan calls for a 2% sales tax on gasoline. →  Compare purchase tax , value-added tax
Translations of “sales tax”
in Korean 판매세…
in Arabic ضَريبة مَبيعات…
in Portuguese imposto sobre vendas…
in Catalan impost sobre les vendes…
in Japanese 消費税…
in Italian imposta sulle vendite…
in Chinese (Traditional) (顧客購物時付的)銷售稅…
in Chinese (Simplified) (顾客购物时付的)销售税…
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