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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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The Confederation itself authorizes a direct tax, to a certain extent, on the post office.
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.
New Delhi: Direct tax mop up grew 14.1 percent to Rs 8.74 lakh crore during April-December 2018, Finance Ministry said Monday.
The FBR collects both direct and indirect taxes while only 0.57% of people pay direct taxes. Pakistan's 63% GDP depends on the indirect taxes while 33% depends on the direct tax collection but to increase the growth of economy the government must increase the amount of direct taxes.
Rs 944 billion constitute 70 percent of direct tax collection.
Based on the ability-to-pay principle, a direct tax is paid directly by an individual or organization to an imposing authority.
'Withholding tax (WHT) contributed a major chunk of around 67 per cent in gross direct tax during 2016-17...
Thus, the word "exciseman" could refer to any assessor, even of a direct tax. Oliver Ellsworth said that the Dutch "excised" even their "houses of infamy," although the Dutch tax was imposed on services rather than commodities, and technically was a non-excise duty.
against a potential direct tax. Now, according to the canons of taxation, a direct tax is collected from the person who actually bears it.
Speaking on the resolution moved by PTI's Asad Umar, the members emphasized the need for broadening the direct tax base and increasing tax to GDP ratio to achieve self reliance.

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