Definition of fat tax in English:

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fat tax


A tax on foods or drinks considered unhealthy and whose consumption is believed to be linked to rising rates of obesity: critics say a fat tax would hit the poor hardest because they spend 30 per cent of their income on food
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  • There's a related idea cooking in Washington: a fat tax.
  • For example, he is for a fat tax, not a flat tax, a fat tax, taxing people who eat too much.
  • He is attracted to the idea of a "fat tax" on unhealthy food.

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