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A small excise tax levied on separate purchases and collected directly from the purchaser.
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a small excise tax collected from consumers on a wide variety of inexpensive items.
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|Noun||1.||nuisance tax - a tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer|
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