hidden tax
noun Date: 1936 1. a tax that is ultimately paid by someone other than the person on whom it is levied 2. an economic inequity that reduces one's real income or buying power

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hidden tax — n. A tax built into the price of an item, usually incurred at some point in manufacturing or distribution. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. hidden tax …   Law dictionary

  • Hidden tax — A hidden tax is a tax that is not visible to the taxpayer. These taxes can raise prices of goods and lower salaries for wokers. Hidden taxes, although hidden, can decrease the purchasing power of individuals significantly.Many kinds of tax behave …   Wikipedia

  • hidden tax — noun a tax paid unwittingly by the consumer (such as ad valorem taxes) • Topics: ↑tax, ↑taxation, ↑revenue enhancement • Hypernyms: ↑indirect tax * * * noun : indirect tax * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • hidden tax — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hidden tax : singular hidden tax plural hidden taxes business an indirect tax …   English dictionary

  • hidden tax — Tax built into ultimate selling price that was incurred at a prior manufacturing or distribution stage …   Black's law dictionary

  • hidden tax — Tax built into ultimate selling price that was incurred at a prior manufacturing or distribution stage …   Black's law dictionary

  • hidden tax — hid′den tax′ n. bus any tax paid by a manufacturer, supplier, or seller that is added to the consumer price …   From formal English to slang

  • hidden tax — any tax paid by a manufacturer, supplier, or seller that is added on to the price the consumer pays. * * * …   Universalium

  • hidden tax — See: stealth tax …   Accounting dictionary

  • hidden tax — See stealth tax …   Big dictionary of business and management

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