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head tax

noun
1.
a uniform tax or surcharge imposed upon every person or every adult in a specific group, as on those entering or leaving a country or using a particular service or conveyance.
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  • The conflict was even more egregious a few years ago when, as budget minister, he was also the state's head tax collector.
  • Would you keep the city's head tax intact, end it.
  • By the end of my term, the employee head tax will be gone.

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