Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “state tax”

state tax

noun [C or U]
 
 
GOVERNMENT, TAX
in the US, a tax that you pay to the government of a state rather than to the national government: a state tax on sth There currently are no state taxes on gambling. Alabama residents paid on average $89 more in state taxes last year than their neighbors to the north. The cuts come because of a weak economy and a subsequent decline in state tax collections. →  Compare federal tax
a tax that you pay to the government: a state tax on sth The tax minister said there would be no cut in state taxes on diesel fuel.
(Definition of state tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of state tax?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “state tax”

Word of the Day

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More