Supertax Su"per*tax`, n. [Super- + tax.] A tax in addition to the usual or normal tax; specif., in the United Kingdom, an income tax of sixpence for every pound in addition to the normal income tax of one shilling and twopence for every pound, imposed, by the Finance Act of 1909-1910 (c. 8, ss 66, 72), on the amount by which the income of any person exceeds [pounds]3,000 when his total income exceeds [pounds]5,000. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • supertax — su‧per‧tax [ˈsuːpətæks ǁ pər ] noun [countable, uncountable] TAX a special high rate of tax paid by people or companies with a high level of income: supertax on • The government is likely to punish big organizations by introducing a supertax on… …   Financial and business terms

  • supertax — ► NOUN ▪ an additional tax on something already taxed …   English terms dictionary

  • supertax — [so͞o′pər taks΄] n. an additional tax; esp., a surtax …   English World dictionary

  • supertax — UK [ˈsuːpə(r)ˌtæks] / US [ˈsupərˌtæks] noun [countable] Word forms supertax : singular supertax plural supertaxes business surtax …   English dictionary

  • supertax — noun Date: 1906 surtax …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supertax — /sooh peuhr taks /, n. 1. Chiefly Brit. a tax in addition to a normal tax, as one upon income above a certain amount. 2. a surtax. [1905 10; SUPER + TAX] * * * …   Universalium

  • supertax — noun a) An additional tax on something that has already been taxed b) A higher rate of an existing tax …   Wiktionary

  • supertax — n. higher tax rate imposed on incomes that exceed a certain level; surtax, additional tax imposed on something that is already taxed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supertax — noun an additional tax on something already taxed …   English new terms dictionary

  • supertax — su·per·tax …   English syllables

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