indirect tax Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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indirect taxnoun [C]

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UK a ​taxcharged on ​goods and ​servicesrather than on the ​money that ​peopleearn
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US a ​taxcharged on ​goods before they ​reachtheirfinalbuyer
indirect taxation
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(Definition of indirect tax from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indirect taxnoun [C]

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TAX a ​tax on ​goods or ​services that are ​bought, rather than on ​income: They have ​created a ​type of underground ​economy in ​order to ​avoidpayingindirecttaxes. Sales Tax and Value Added Tax are ​examples of ​indirecttaxes.
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indirect taxation
noun [U]
To ​compensate for the ​increase in ​indirecttaxation, ​personalincometax has been ​cut.
(Definition of indirect tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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