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indirect tax

a tax levied indirectly, as one levied on commodities before they reach the consumer but ultimately paid by the consumer as part of the market price.
Origin of indirect tax
1795-1805 Unabridged
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  • It excludes the costs of home care and nursing facility services, as well as indirect tax payments toward health care financing.
  • indirect tax rates are defined as ratios of tax payments other than income taxes and payroll taxes to affiliate value added.
  • Credit unions, however, are low-cost providers as a result of direct and indirect tax exemptions.
  • So it would be a indirect tax on every single one of you.
  • In doing so, the idea was to shift the focus from indirect tax collections to domestic consumption.
British Dictionary definitions for indirect tax

indirect tax

a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companies Compare direct tax
Derived Forms
indirect taxation, noun
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