Meaning of “sales tax” in the English Dictionary

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"sales tax" in American English

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sales taxnoun [ U ]

us /ˈseɪlz ˌtæks/

a tax on things that people buy in stores, collected by many states and some cities

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

"sales tax" in Business English

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sales taxnoun [ C or U ]

uk us COMMERCE, TAX

in some countries and in some US states, a tax that you pay when you buy goods or services, calculated as a percentage of their price:

The regional plan calls for a 2% sales tax on gasoline.

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