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direct tax

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the money that people must pay to the government themselves, such as income tax, rather than through someone else
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direct taxation
noun [U] uk   us  
Translations of “direct tax”
in Chinese (Traditional) 直接稅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直接税…
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