hidden tax


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hid′den tax′


n.
any tax paid by a manufacturer, supplier, or seller that is added to the consumer price.
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Noun1.hidden tax - a tax paid unwittingly by the consumer (such as ad valorem taxes)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
indirect tax - a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations
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Columnist Douglas "Dee" Stewart, former executive director of the Republican Party of Iowa, warns Iowans to beware of airport executives lobbying Congress to raise the passenger facility charge (PFC), a hidden tax passengers pay to fund the airport.
NAMIC Senior Regional Vice President Christian Rataj argued in prepared remarks that the proposed legislation amounted to a "hidden tax" on insurance consumers that "are or should be addressed in the state's taxing system."
NAMIC Senior Regional Vice President Christian Rataj argued in prepared remarks that the proposed legislation amounted to a "hidden tax" on insurance consumers for matters that "are or should be addressed in the state's taxing system."
However, in my opinion the author is incorrect in which set of people bear the most of this hidden tax burden.
"A ban works much better, you don't have to worry about a hidden tax," Tittel added.
Struggling low-paid and moderately paid Oregon workers need a state income tax cut, not another hidden tax increase.
Mark Farrar, AAT chief executive, said: "SMEs are the backbone of British businesses but some are being weakened by a hidden tax burden.
"This hidden tax in an era of supposed government transparency and accountability is completely unacceptable and will only discourage companies from doing business in New York."
“These hidden tax laws changes affect lower, middle and higher income families,” exclaimed Stephan H.
In today's collection of items, television stations formerly associated with a major newspaper report results, a network company partners with a shark, a TV group divides and prospers and a congressman discovers a hidden tax.
Comparatively, hidden tax ratios in countries such as Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany and the UK ranged from as low as 20 to as high 46 percent.
The panoply of zoning restrictions, environmental reviews, building fees (exceeding $20,000 per home on the average in many places), and other planning regulations has come to act as a hidden tax on homebuyers and as a penalty for prosperity."