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sales tax

noun
1.
a tax on receipts from sales, usually added to the selling price by the seller.
Origin of sales tax
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Sales and Cigarette Taxes: Two percent sales tax on all purchases, payable in cash.

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British Dictionary definitions for sales tax

sales tax

noun
1.
a tax levied on retail sales receipts and added to selling prices by retailers
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