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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.
indirect taxation
noun [U]
To ​compensate for the ​increase in ​indirecttaxation, ​personalincometax has been ​cut.
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