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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been taxed v. - Levy an extra tax on.

Usage examples (27)
  • What we call the normal income tax is the ordinary tax; what we call the surtax is the supertax.
  • A progressive war surtax is the fairest way to pay for it – fairest to working class families and fairest to military families.
  • A surtax is a tax on top of a person's ordinary income tax.
  • So much for the jobs-destroying "surtax" that Mr. Fleischer decries. for more
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