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capital levy

noun
1.
a tax based on capital, as distinguished from a tax on income.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • The size of the transition relief determines the size of the capital levy implied by a move to a consumption-based tax.
  • The capital levy fee begins with enrollment into kindergarten.
British Dictionary definitions for capital levy

capital levy

noun
1.
a tax on capital or property as contrasted with a tax on income
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