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English definition of “discriminatory tax”

discriminatory tax

noun [C]
 
 
ECONOMICS, TAX
a tax on particular companies or products, for example, products from foreign countries, that is intended to make it easier for other companies to compete: Discussions are taking place concerning export bans and discriminatory taxes with the aim of protecting national industries.
a tax that is considered unfair by some people, because it does not affect everyone equally: The proposal would ensure that internet commerce remains free of discriminatory taxes.
(Definition of discriminatory tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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