Meaning of “tax base” in the English Dictionary

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"tax base" in British English

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tax basenoun [ C usually singular ]

/ˈtæks ˌbeɪs/ /ˈtæks ˌbeɪs/ specialized

the totalvalue of all the ​income, ​property, etc. on which ​tax is ​charged:

The city's commercial development will keep the tax base and the economy healthy.

(Definition of “tax base” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tax base" in Business English

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tax basenoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us ECONOMICS, TAX

the combined value of everything such as income, property, and other assets in a city, country, etc. on which tax is charged:

With more than 80% of the city's tax base provided by property owners, new revenue from businesses is needed.
broaden/expand/widen the tax base The Chancellor needs to broaden the tax base to raise more revenue.

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