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A tax, such as an income or property tax, levied directly on the taxpayer.
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(Economics) a tax paid by the person or organization on which it is levied. Compare indirect tax
direct taxation n
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a tax, as an income or property tax, exacted directly from the persons who will bear the burden of it.
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