sales tax

noun
a tax on receipts from sales, usually added to the selling price by the seller.

Origin:
1920–25

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sales tax
 
n
a tax levied on retail sales receipts and added to selling prices by retailers

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The impact of that: thousands of jobs and millions in sales tax and property
  tax revenues go to the suburbs instead.
They are subject to pay the exact same sales tax as any citizen would be.
Those who voted in a school were more likely than other voters to favor raising
  the sales tax to fund education.
In addition, don't forget, there is the nine-per-cent sales tax.
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