direct tax
noun Date: 1770 a tax exacted directly from the taxpayer

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  • direct tax — ➔ tax1 * * * direct tax UK US noun [C or U] TAX ► a tax on income, rather than on goods or services that are bought: »The government has lowered direct tax rates for individuals and companies. direct taxation noun [U] ► TAX » …   Financial and business terms

  • Direct tax — Direct Di*rect , a. [L. directus, p. p. of dirigere to direct: cf. F. direct. See {Dress}, and cf. {Dirge}.] 1. Straight; not crooked, oblique, or circuitous; leading by the short or shortest way to a point or end; as, a direct line; direct means …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • direct tax — n: a tax imposed on a taxpayer himself or herself or on his or her property compare excise Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. direct tax …   Law dictionary

  • direct tax — direct taxes N COUNT A direct tax is a tax which a person or organization pays directly to the government, for example income tax …   English dictionary

  • direct tax — n. a tax levied directly on the person by whom it is to be paid, as an income tax or inheritance tax …   English World dictionary

  • direct tax — direct′ tax′ n. bus a tax, as an income or property tax, exacted directly from the persons who will bear the burden of it • Etymology: 1785–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • direct tax — ► NOUN ▪ a tax, such as income tax, which is levied on the income or profits of the person who pays it …   English terms dictionary

  • Direct tax — Taxation An aspect of fiscal policy …   Wikipedia

  • Direct Tax — A tax that is paid directly by an individual or organization to the imposing entity. A taxpayer pays a direct tax to a government for different purposes, including real property tax, personal property tax, income tax or taxes on assets. Direct… …   Investment dictionary

  • direct tax — noun a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied • Hypernyms: ↑tax, ↑taxation, ↑revenue enhancement * * * diˌrect ˈtax f95 [direct tax direct taxation] …   Useful english dictionary

  • direct tax — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms direct tax : singular direct tax plural direct taxes economics a tax collected directly from a person or organization rather than as part of the price of a product or service Derived word: direct… …   English dictionary

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