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sales tax

n.
A tax levied on the retail price of merchandise and collected by the retailer.
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sales tax

n
(Economics) a tax levied on retail sales receipts and added to selling prices by retailers
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sales′ tax`


n.
a tax on a purchase, added to the total sale.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sales tax - a tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer
excise, excise tax - a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
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Translations

sales tax

n (Am) → imposta sulle vendite
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References in periodicals archive ?
The court barred the FBR from collecting sales tax from the business community and ordered to register the business community as taxpayers to collect sales tax under Section 3 of the Sale Tax Act 1990.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) has set aside the suo moto powers of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to collect sales tax from the business community without registering them under the Sale Tax Act 1990 and Sale Tax Rules 2006.
Seminar to help businesses understand sale tax impact