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tax·a·tion

 (tăk-sā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or practice of imposing taxes.
b. The fact of being taxed.
2. An assessed amount of tax.
3. Revenue gained from taxes.

taxation

(tækˈseɪʃən)
n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) the act or principle of levying taxes or the condition of being taxed
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping)
a. an amount assessed as tax
b. a tax rate
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) revenue from taxes
taxˈational adj

tax•a•tion

(tækˈseɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of taxing.
2. the fact of being taxed.
3. a tax imposed.
4. the revenue raised by taxes.
[1250–1300]

taxation

Compulsory payments by companies or individuals to the state. Direct taxes are on income and indirect taxes are taxes on commodities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of governmenttaxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
withholding - the act of deducting from an employee's salary
imposition, infliction - the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
accumulator, collector, gatherer - a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
net estate - the estate remaining after debts and funeral expenses and administrative expenses have been deducted from the gross estate; the estate then left to be distributed (and subject to federal and state inheritance taxes)
disposable income - income (after taxes) that is available to you for saving or spending
unearned income, unearned revenue - personal income that you did not earn (e.g., dividends or interest or rent income)
deductible - (taxes) an amount that can be deducted (especially for the purposes of calculating income tax)
budget items, operating cost, operating expense, overhead - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
levy - a charge imposed and collected
single tax - a system of taxation in which a tax is levied on a single commodity (usually land)
income tax - a personal tax levied on annual income
capital gains tax - a tax on capital gains; "he avoided the capital gains tax by short selling"
capital levy - a tax on capital or property
departure tax - a tax that is levied when you are departing a country by land or sea or air
franchise tax - a tax that is imposed by states on corporations; it depends both on the net worth of the corporation and on its net income attributable to activities within the state
gift tax - a tax imposed on transfers of property by gift during the lifetime of the giver
direct tax - a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied
indirect tax - a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations
hidden tax - a tax paid unwittingly by the consumer (such as ad valorem taxes)
capitation - a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person
graduated tax, progressive tax - any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
proportional tax - any tax in which the rate is constant as the amount subject to taxation increases
degressive tax - any tax in which the rate decreases as the amount subject to taxation increases
rates - a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)
stamp duty, stamp tax - a tax collected by requiring a stamp to be purchased and attached (usually on documents or publications)
pavage - a tax toward paving streets
transfer tax - any tax levied on the passing of title to property
special assessment - an additional tax levied on private property for public improvements that enhance the value of the property
charge - financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
deductible - acceptable as a deduction (especially as a tax deduction)
progressive - (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases
regressive - (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount of income increases
2.taxation - government income due to taxationtaxation - government income due to taxation  
government income, government revenue - income available to the government
internal revenue - government revenue from domestic sources (excluding customs)
3.taxation - the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state
imposition, infliction - the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
Translations
فَرْض الضَّرائِب
daně
beskatning
veroverotus
adózás
sköttun, skattlagning
税収課税
dane
beskattning
vergilendirme

taxation

[tækˈseɪʃən]
A. N (= taxes) → impuestos mpl, contribuciones fpl; (= system) → sistema m tributario
B. CPD taxation system Nsistema m tributario, tributación f

taxation

[tækˈseɪʃən] n
(= system) → taxation f
(= taxes) → contributions fpl
The government may reduce taxation → Le gouvernement pourrait réduire les contributions.tax avoidance noptimisation f fiscaletax break nallégement m fiscaltax collector npercepteur/trice m/ftax credit ncrédit m d'impôttax cut nréduction f d'impôttax-deductible [ˌtæksdɪˈdʌktəbəl] adjdéductible du revenu imposabletax disc n (British) (AUTOMOBILES)vignette f, vignette f automobiletax evasion névasion f fiscaletax-exempt [ˌtæksɪgˈzɛmpt] adjexonéré(e) d'impôtstax exemption nexonération f fiscaletax exile n
(= person) → personne f qui s'expatrie pour raisons fiscales
to be in tax exile → être en exil m fiscal
(= situation) → exil m fiscaltax form nformulaire m de déclaration de revenustax-free [ˌtæksˈfriː] adjexonéré(e) d'impôtstax haven nparadis m fiscal

taxation

nBesteuerung f; (= taxes also)Steuern pl; money acquired from taxationSteuereinnahmen or -einkünfte pl; exempt from taxationnicht besteuert; goods, income alsosteuerfrei; subject to taxationsteuerpflichtig

taxation

[tækˈseɪʃn] n (act) → tassazione f; (taxes) → imposte fpl, tasse fpl
system of taxation → sistema m fiscale

tax

(tӕks) noun
1. money, eg a percentage of a person's income or of the price of goods etc taken by the government to help pay for the running of the state. income tax; a tax on tobacco.
2. a strain or burden. The continual noise was a tax on her nerves.
verb
1. to make (a person) pay (a) tax; to put a tax on (goods etc). He is taxed on his income; Alcohol is taxed.
2. to put a strain on. Don't tax your strength!
ˈtaxable adjective
liable to be taxed. taxable income/goods.
taxˈation noun
the act or system of taxing.
ˈtaxing adjective
mentally or physically difficult. a taxing job.
ˌtax-ˈfree adjective, adverb
without payment of tax. tax-free income.
ˈtaxpayer noun
a citizen who pays taxes.
ˈtax (someone) with
to accuse (a person) of. I taxed him with dishonesty.
References in classic literature ?
It is evident from the state of the country, from the habits of the people, from the experience we have had on the point itself, that it is impracticable to raise any very considerable sums by direct taxation.
His plan, in its simplest form, was to revise taxation and lower it in a way that should not diminish the revenues of the State, and to obtain, from a budget equal to the budgets which now excite such rabid discussion, results that should be two-fold greater than the present results.
His scheme levied a toll on the consumption by means of direct taxation and suppressed the whole machinery of indirect taxation.
Taxation was thus imposed upon the rich without overburdening the poor.
Thus far, I had not even meddled with taxation, outside of the taxes which provided the royal revenues.
There is no regular system of taxation, but when the Emperor or the Bashaw want money, they levy on some rich man, and he has to furnish the cash or go to prison.
Money is not to be taken by force; there are natural limits to taxation, and if they are overstepped, a nation either rises up in revolt, or lays itself down to die.
It is, in fact, really imperative that the Assemblies should be deprived of all direct legislative power, and should confine themselves to the registration of laws and to questions of taxation.
A patriot in a State that does not import or export, discerns insuperable objections against the power of direct taxation.
Crushed and impoverished by taxation -- imposed by Mazarin, whose avarice impelled him to grind them down to the very dust -- the people, as the Advocate-General Talon described it, had nothing left to them except their souls; and as those could not be sold by auction, they began to murmur.
based global employers and their millions of American workers have a vital stake in ensuring that corporate income taxation in the United States treats them fairly and allows them to compete effectively worldwide.
Peshawar, March 07, 2012 (Frontier Star): Secretary Excise and Taxation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Akbar Khan directed the officers of the department to expedite the pace of recovery so as targets fixed for the current year could hundred per cent be achieved.