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A tax, such as a sales tax or value-added tax, that is levied on goods or services rather than individuals and is ultimately paid by consumers in the form of higher prices.
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(Commerce) a tax levied on goods or services rather than on individuals or companies. Compare direct tax
indirect taxation n
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a tax levied on a commodity that is paid by the consumer as part of the market price.
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|Noun||1.||indirect tax - a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations|
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
hidden tax - a tax paid unwittingly by the consumer (such as ad valorem taxes)
tariff, duty - a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
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