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state taxnoun [C or U]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, TAX
in the US, a ​tax that you ​pay to the ​government of a ​state rather than to the ​nationalgovernment: a state tax on sth There ​currently are no ​statetaxes on ​gambling. Alabama ​residentspaid on ​average $89 more in ​statetaxes last ​year than their neighbors to the ​north. The ​cuts come because of a ​weakeconomy and a subsequent ​decline in ​statetaxcollections.
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a ​tax that you ​pay to the ​government: a state tax on sth The ​taxminister said there would be no ​cut in ​statetaxes on diesel ​fuel.
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