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direct tax

n.
A tax, such as an income or property tax, levied directly on the taxpayer.
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direct tax

n
(Economics) a tax paid by the person or organization on which it is levied. Compare indirect tax
direct taxation n
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direct′ tax′


n.
a tax, as an income or property tax, exacted directly from the persons who will bear the burden of it.
[1785–90, Amer.]
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Noun1.direct tax - a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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Translations
impôt direct

direct tax

nimposta diretta
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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. Tax laws have in vain been multiplied; new methods to enforce the collection have in vain been tried; the public expectation has been uniformly disappointed, and the treasuries of the States have remained empty.
His scheme levied a toll on the consumption by means of direct taxation and suppressed the whole machinery of indirect taxation.
A patriot in a State that does not import or export, discerns insuperable objections against the power of direct taxation. The patriotic adversary in a State of great exports and imports, is not less dissatisfied that the whole burden of taxes may be thrown on consumption.
"Kenn himself said the other day that he didn't like this plan of making vanity do the work of charity; but just as the British public is not reasonable enough to bear direct taxation, so St.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Aug 14 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) over its clarification on the notice to Durga Puja Committees and claimed that it was factually incorrect.
Direct taxation refers to taxes directly levied on an individual or business's income while indirect taxation entails taxes on products and services, whereby consumers are made to pay taxes when they consume these.
An Improvement in direct taxation is desirable but out of whose pockets?
He was of the view that the system of direct taxation should be encouraged more than the indirect taxation and the politicians should set an example by coming forward.
Countries where the state and its institutions provide welfare to citizens, direct taxation is levied on all sources of income.
Countries where state and its institutions provide welfare to citizens, direct taxation is levied on all sources of income.
Increase in bank rate and open market operations do not produce the desired results unless buttressed by fiscal measures by way of direct taxation. How long the agriculture income of feudal class shall be treated a holy cow by enjoying exemption from direct taxation.
He directed the Ministry of Finance and FBR to focus on promoting direct taxation to collect wealth from the elite class and spend it on the welfare of poor people who are paying equal taxes through indirect tax system.