direct tax Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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direct taxnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
the ​money that ​people must ​pay to the ​government themselves, such as ​incometax, ​rather than through someone ​else
direct taxation
noun [U] uk   us  
(Definition of direct tax from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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direct taxnoun [C or U]

uk   us   TAX
a ​tax on ​income, rather than on ​goods or ​services that are ​bought: The ​government has ​lowered directtaxrates for ​individuals and ​companies.
direct taxation
noun [U]
TAX The ​party made a ​commitment not to ​increasepublicexpenditure for two ​years nor ​increasedirecttaxation.
(Definition of direct tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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