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single tax

noun, Economics
1.
a tax, as on land, that constitutes the sole source of public revenue.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism
Related forms
single-tax, adjective
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  • Using your logic, the government should be giving away money to every single tax payer.
  • The state would essentially have a single tax on business activity.
  • However, in this example, using the single tax rate schedule does not lower the secondary earner's marginal tax rate.
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  • For each student, you can choose to claim only one of the credits in a single tax year.
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British Dictionary definitions for single tax

single tax

noun (US)
1.
a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue
2.
such a tax
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