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surtax

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈsɜːtæks/ US   /ˈsɝː-/
TAX an extra tax on income above a particular high level, or an extra tax on something that is already taxed: In addition, a 10% surtax applies to certain high-income taxpayers. He'd prefer to see an increase to the surtax rather than the base tax rate.
Translations of “surtax”
in Chinese (Traditional) 超額累進所得稅, 附加稅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超额累进所得税, 附加税…
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