Meaning of “income tax” in the English Dictionary

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"income tax" in American English

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income taxnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈɪn·kʌm ˌtæks, -kəm/

social studies a tax on the money that a person earns from working:

federal, state, and local income taxes

(Definition of “income tax” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"income tax" in Business English

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income taxnoun [ C or U ]

uk us

TAX a tax on the money that a person earns from working or that a company earns from the sale of products or services:

avoid/evade/pay income tax Several tax evaders got away with no penalties by agreeing to pay income tax for previous years.
put up/increase/raise income tax Congress is highly unlikely to raise income tax in an election year.
The Chancellor proposed a 1p cut in the basic rate of income tax.

(Definition of “income tax” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)