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degressive tax

Definition:

any tax in which the rate decreases as the amount subject to taxation increases

Class:

possession noun (possession and transfer of possession)

Plural:

degressive taxes

Type of:

taxation » levy » charge » liabilities

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Tax

a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer by a state or the functional equivalent of a state such that failure to pay is punishable by law. Taxes are also imposed by many administrative divisions. Taxes consist of direct or indirect... (43 of 12795 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Tax

Britannica Encyclopedia:

taxation

imposition of compulsory levies on individuals or entities by governments. Taxes are levied in almost every country of the world, primarily to raise ... (23 of 1168 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/584578​/taxation

Columbia Encyclopedia:

taxation

system used by governments to obtain money from people and organizations. The revenue collected is used by the government to support itself and to ... (24 of 367 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/bus​/A​0847967​.html

Collins Dictionary:

taxation | taxational [adjective, derived]

the act or principle of levying taxes or the condition of being taxed | an amount assessed as tax | a tax rate | revenue from taxes (24 of 355 words, 4 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/taxation

Oxford Dictionary:

taxation

the levying of tax | money paid as tax (8 of 83 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/taxation

Macmillan British Dictionary:

taxation [uncountable, economics]

the system that a government uses for collecting money from people in the form of taxes ; the money that a government collects from people from taxes (27 of 63 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/taxation

Merriam-Webster:

taxation

the action of taxing ; especially, the imposition of taxes | revenue obtained from taxes | the amount assessed as a tax (20 of 54 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/taxation

Wiktionary:

taxation | taxations [plural]

The act of imposing taxes and the fact of being taxed | A particular system of taxing people or companies | The revenue gained from taxes (24 of 47 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/taxation

New World Dictionary:

taxation

a taxing or being taxed | a tax or tax levy | revenue from taxes (13 of 31 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/taxation

American Heritage Dictionary:

taxation

The act or practice of imposing taxes. | The fact of being taxed. | An assessed amount of tax. | Revenue gained from taxes. (21 of 24 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/taxation

Random House Dictionary:

revenue enhancement | revenue enhancer [synonym]

a new tax or a tax increase. (7 of 13 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/revenue-enhancement

Cambridge Dictionary:

taxation

the system of taxing people (5 of 10 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/taxation

Encarta Dictionary:

taxation | taxational [adjective, derived]

the system whereby taxes are levied on some types of income, earnings, or purchases | the amount of money raised by collecting taxes | an amount ... (24 of 54 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861718568​/definition​.html  [offline]

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