discriminatory tax Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “discriminatory tax” in the English Dictionary

"discriminatory tax" in Business English

See all translations

discriminatory taxnoun [C]

uk   us   ECONOMICS, TAX
a tax on particular companies or products, for example, products from foreign countries, that is intended to make it easier for other companies to compete: Discussions are taking place concerning export bans and discriminatory taxes with the aim of protecting national industries.
a tax that is considered unfair by some people, because it does not affect everyone equally: The proposal would ensure that internet commerce remains free of discriminatory taxes.
(Definition of discriminatory tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of discriminatory tax?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“discriminatory tax” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More