graduated tax


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Related to graduated tax: progressivity, Graduated income tax
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Noun1.graduated tax - any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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These changes, which are now law, will tax certain trusts at the top marginal tax rate rather than the lower graduated tax rates that some trusts currently pay.
A lot of ideas have been thrown around, such as instituting a tax on services--the largest growing sector of businesses; having a graduated tax that is more friendly to small start-up businesses or returning to the corporate tax structure, which may have been forgiven for the flaws that got it axed in favor of the SBT.
The plan includes a tax exemption policy that offers graduated tax breaks to developments the further west they are located.
1348 imposed a ceiling on the graduated tax rate applicable to personal service income, defined in IRC secs.