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tax

  

      n  
1    a compulsory financial contribution imposed by a government to raise revenue, levied on the income or property of persons or organizations, on the production costs or sales prices of goods and services, etc.  
2    a heavy demand on something; strain  
a tax on our resources     
      vb   tr  
3    to levy a tax on (persons, companies, etc., or their incomes, etc.)  
4    to make heavy demands on; strain  
to tax one's intellect     
5    to accuse, charge, or blame  
he was taxed with the crime     
6    to determine (the amount legally chargeable or allowable to a party to a legal action), as by examining the solicitor's bill of costs  
to tax costs     
     (C13: from Old French taxer, from Latin taxare to appraise, from tangere to touch)  
  taxer      n  
  taxless      adj  


advance corporation tax  
      n   a UK tax in which a company paying a dividend must deduct the basic rate of income tax from the grossed-up value of the dividend and pay it to the Inland Revenue,   (Abbrev.)    ACT  
capital gains tax  
      n   a tax on the profit made from the sale of an asset,   (Abbrev.)    CGT  
capital transfer tax  
      n   (in Britain) a tax payable from 1974 to 1986 at progressive rates on the cumulative total of gifts of money or property made during the donor's lifetime or after his death. It was replaced by inheritance tax  
corporation tax  
      n   a British tax on the profits of a company or other incorporated body  
council tax  
      n   (in Britain) a tax, based on the relative value of property, levied to fund local council services  
direct tax  
      n   a tax paid by the person or organization on which it is levied  
   Compare       indirect tax  
  direct taxation      n  
gift tax  
      n      another name for       capital transfer tax  
higher-rate tax  
      n   (in Britain) a rate of income tax that is higher than the basic rate and becomes payable on taxable income in excess of a specified limit  
income tax  
      n   a personal tax, usually progressive, levied on annual income subject to certain deductions  
indirect tax  
      n   a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companies  
   Compare       direct tax  
  indirect taxation      n  
inheritance tax  
      n  
1    (in Britain) a tax introduced in 1986 to replace capital transfer tax, consisting of a percentage levied on that part of an inheritance exceeding a specified allowance, and scaled charges on gifts made within seven years of death  
2    (in the U.S.) a state tax imposed on an inheritance according to its size and the relationship of the beneficiary to the deceased  
land tax  
      n   (formerly) a tax payable annually by virtue of ownership of land, abolished in Britain in 1963  
mainstream corporation tax  
      n   (in Britain) the balance of the corporation tax paid by a company for an accounting period after the advance corporation tax has been deducted  
negative tax  
      n   a payment by the State to a person with a low income, the magnitude of the payment increasing as the income decreases. It is regarded as a form of social welfare,   (Also called)    negative income tax  
poll tax  
      n  
1    a tax levied per head of adult population  
2       an informal name for       community charge  
purchase tax  
      n     (Brit)   a tax levied on nonessential consumer goods and added to selling prices by retailers  
road tax  
      n   a tax paid, usually annually, on motor vehicles in use on the roads  
sales tax  
      n   a tax levied on retail sales receipts and added to selling prices by retailers  
single tax  
      n     (U.S.)  
1    a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue  
2    such a tax  
tax avoidance  
      n   reduction or minimization of tax liability by lawful methods  
   Compare       tax evasion  
tax-deductible  
      adj   (of an expense, loss, etc.) legally deductible from income or wealth before tax assessment  
tax disc  
      n   a paper disc displayed on the windscreen of a motor vehicle showing that the tax due on it has been paid  
tax evasion  
      n   reduction or minimization of tax liability by illegal methods  
   Compare       tax avoidance  
tax-exempt  
      adj  
1    (of an income or property) exempt from taxation  
2    (of an asset) earning income that is not subject to taxation  
tax exile  
      n   a person having a high income who chooses to live abroad so as to avoid paying high taxes  
tax-free  
      adj   not needing to have tax paid on it  
tax-free savings schemes     
tax haven  
      n   a country or state having a lower rate of taxation than elsewhere  
tax holiday  
      n   a period during which tax concessions are made for some reason; examples include an export incentive or an incentive to start a new business given by some governments, in which a company is excused all or part of its tax liability  
tax loss  
      n   a loss sustained by a company that can be set against future profits for tax purposes  
tax rate  
      n   the percentage of income, wealth, etc., assessed as payable in taxation  
tax relief  
      n   a reduction in the amount of tax a person or company has to pay  
tax return  
      n   a declaration of personal income made annually to the tax authorities and used as a basis for assessing an individual's liability for taxation  
tax shelter  
      n     (Commerce)   a form into which business or financial activities may be organized to minimize taxation  
tax year  
      n   a period of twelve months used by a government as a basis for calculating taxes  
value-added tax  
      n      (in Britain) the full name for       VAT  
wealth tax  
      n   a tax on personal property; capital levy  
windfall tax  
      n   a tax levied on an organization considered to have made excessive profits, esp. a privatized utility company that has exploited a monopoly  
window tax  
      n     (History)   a tax on windows in houses levied between 1696 and 1851  
withholding tax  
      n  
1    tax deducted at source from income, esp. from dividends, paid to nonresidents of a country, which may be reclaimed if a double-taxation agreement exists between the country in which the income is paid and the country of residence of the recipient  
2      (U.S.)   a portion of an employee's tax liability paid directly to the government by the employer  
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stamp duty   , tax         
      n   a tax on legal documents, publications, etc., the payment of which is certified by the attaching or impressing of official stamps  


advance corporation tax  
      n   a UK tax in which a company paying a dividend must deduct the basic rate of income tax from the grossed-up value of the dividend and pay it to the Inland Revenue,   (Abbrev.)    ACT  
capital gains tax  
      n   a tax on the profit made from the sale of an asset,   (Abbrev.)    CGT  
capital transfer tax  
      n   (in Britain) a tax payable from 1974 to 1986 at progressive rates on the cumulative total of gifts of money or property made during the donor's lifetime or after his death. It was replaced by inheritance tax  
corporation tax  
      n   a British tax on the profits of a company or other incorporated body  
council tax  
      n   (in Britain) a tax, based on the relative value of property, levied to fund local council services  
direct tax  
      n   a tax paid by the person or organization on which it is levied  
   Compare       indirect tax  
  direct taxation      n  
gift tax  
      n      another name for       capital transfer tax  
higher-rate tax  
      n   (in Britain) a rate of income tax that is higher than the basic rate and becomes payable on taxable income in excess of a specified limit  
income tax  
      n   a personal tax, usually progressive, levied on annual income subject to certain deductions  
indirect tax  
      n   a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companies  
   Compare       direct tax  
  indirect taxation      n  
inheritance tax  
      n  
1    (in Britain) a tax introduced in 1986 to replace capital transfer tax, consisting of a percentage levied on that part of an inheritance exceeding a specified allowance, and scaled charges on gifts made within seven years of death  
2    (in the U.S.) a state tax imposed on an inheritance according to its size and the relationship of the beneficiary to the deceased  
land tax  
      n   (formerly) a tax payable annually by virtue of ownership of land, abolished in Britain in 1963  
mainstream corporation tax  
      n   (in Britain) the balance of the corporation tax paid by a company for an accounting period after the advance corporation tax has been deducted  
negative tax  
      n   a payment by the State to a person with a low income, the magnitude of the payment increasing as the income decreases. It is regarded as a form of social welfare,   (Also called)    negative income tax  
poll tax  
      n  
1    a tax levied per head of adult population  
2       an informal name for       community charge  
purchase tax  
      n     (Brit)   a tax levied on nonessential consumer goods and added to selling prices by retailers  
road tax  
      n   a tax paid, usually annually, on motor vehicles in use on the roads  
sales tax  
      n   a tax levied on retail sales receipts and added to selling prices by retailers  
single tax  
      n     (U.S.)  
1    a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue  
2    such a tax  
tax         
      n  
1    a compulsory financial contribution imposed by a government to raise revenue, levied on the income or property of persons or organizations, on the production costs or sales prices of goods and services, etc.  
2    a heavy demand on something; strain  
a tax on our resources     
      vb   tr  
3    to levy a tax on (persons, companies, etc., or their incomes, etc.)  
4    to make heavy demands on; strain  
to tax one's intellect     
5    to accuse, charge, or blame  
he was taxed with the crime     
6    to determine (the amount legally chargeable or allowable to a party to a legal action), as by examining the solicitor's bill of costs  
to tax costs     
     (C13: from Old French taxer, from Latin taxare to appraise, from tangere to touch)  
  taxer      n  
  taxless      adj  
tax avoidance  
      n   reduction or minimization of tax liability by lawful methods  
   Compare       tax evasion  
tax-deductible  
      adj   (of an expense, loss, etc.) legally deductible from income or wealth before tax assessment  
tax disc  
      n   a paper disc displayed on the windscreen of a motor vehicle showing that the tax due on it has been paid  
tax evasion  
      n   reduction or minimization of tax liability by illegal methods  
   Compare       tax avoidance  
tax-exempt  
      adj  
1    (of an income or property) exempt from taxation  
2    (of an asset) earning income that is not subject to taxation  
tax exile  
      n   a person having a high income who chooses to live abroad so as to avoid paying high taxes  
tax-free  
      adj   not needing to have tax paid on it  
tax-free savings schemes     
tax haven  
      n   a country or state having a lower rate of taxation than elsewhere  
tax holiday  
      n   a period during which tax concessions are made for some reason; examples include an export incentive or an incentive to start a new business given by some governments, in which a company is excused all or part of its tax liability  
tax loss  
      n   a loss sustained by a company that can be set against future profits for tax purposes  
tax rate  
      n   the percentage of income, wealth, etc., assessed as payable in taxation  
tax relief  
      n   a reduction in the amount of tax a person or company has to pay  
tax return  
      n   a declaration of personal income made annually to the tax authorities and used as a basis for assessing an individual's liability for taxation  
tax shelter  
      n     (Commerce)   a form into which business or financial activities may be organized to minimize taxation  
tax year  
      n   a period of twelve months used by a government as a basis for calculating taxes  
value-added tax  
      n      (in Britain) the full name for       VAT  
wealth tax  
      n   a tax on personal property; capital levy  
windfall tax  
      n   a tax levied on an organization considered to have made excessive profits, esp. a privatized utility company that has exploited a monopoly  
window tax  
      n     (History)   a tax on windows in houses levied between 1696 and 1851  
withholding tax  
      n  
1    tax deducted at source from income, esp. from dividends, paid to nonresidents of a country, which may be reclaimed if a double-taxation agreement exists between the country in which the income is paid and the country of residence of the recipient  
2      (U.S.)   a portion of an employee's tax liability paid directly to the government by the employer  

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tax

  

      n  
1    assessment, charge, contribution, customs, duty, excise, imposition, impost, levy, rate, tariff, tithe, toll, tribute  
2    burden, demand, drain, load, pressure, strain, weight  
      vb  
3    assess, charge, demand, exact, extract, impose, levy a tax on, rate, tithe  
4    burden, drain, enervate, exhaust, load, make heavy demands on, overburden, push, put pressure on, sap, strain, stretch, task, test, try, weaken, wear out, weary, weigh heavily on  
5    accuse, arraign, blame, charge, impeach, impugn, incriminate, lay at one's door  
  
Antonyms     
  
5    acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate  

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