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single tax

n.
A system by which all revenue is derived from a tax on one thing, especially land.
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single tax

n
1. (Economics) a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue
2. (Economics) such a tax
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sin′gle tax`



n.
a tax, as on land, that constitutes the sole source of public revenue.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.single tax - a system of taxation in which a tax is levied on a single commodity (usually land)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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