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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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Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons.
In so opulent a nation as that of Britain, where direct taxes from superior wealth must be much more tolerable, and, from the vigor of the government, much more practicable, than in America, far the greatest part of the national revenue is derived from taxes of the indirect kind, from imposts, and from excises.
"You know, Monsieur Jehan, that our fief of Tirecbappe, putting the direct taxes and the rents of the nine and twenty houses in a block, yields only nine and thirty livres, eleven sous, six deniers, Parisian.
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