consumption tax

a tax, as a sales tax, levied on consumer goods or services at the time of sale.

1900–05 Unabridged
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Imagining a consumption tax without similar exceptions is equally incredible.
There are many different ways to implement a consumption tax, but for
  simplicity think about a national sales tax.
Because this particular breed of consumption tax is extraordinarily efficient
  at raising revenues.
The key difference between income tax and consumption tax has to do with the
  treatment of savings and investment.
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