Tax

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Definition

a tax: a charge, a duty, a rate, a levy, a tariff (usually paid to the state)
noun
Don't forget to pay your taxes or they will put you in jail.
income tax the personal tax on annual income
an import tax a tax on imported goods
tax evasion a failure to pay one's taxes
tax-deductible exempt from inclusion in one's taxable income

Examples

  • "-Sir, why did you wait until the last minute to pay your taxes?"
  • "These babies have husbands, wives, they pay taxes."
  • "'30 dollars plus tax' says the hairdresser."
  • "The trade-off is that we pay high income taxes."
  • "Are you just doing this for the tax benefits?"
  • "I'm sick of the faxes and I'm sick of the taxes."
  • "'Forget the tax,' the blonde says, 'I'll use glue'!"
  • "In accordance with Intergalactic tax law 3.5, your planet will be destroyed."
  • "No more taxes!"
  • "Horatio : I don't even pay taxes!"

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