- 1A charge that is the same in all cases, not varying in proportion with something: a system of charging a flat rate per household [as modifier]: replacing the fee-for-service system with flat-rate paymentsMore example sentences
- The campaigners reckon the Treasury should replace a tax on the weight of tobacco with a flat-rate charge per cigar.
- Different flat-rate payment schemes would also operate between land in ‘severely disadvantaged areas’ and all other land.
- At best, phone companies will be able to charge a flat-rate fee for service; at worst they will have to give voice calls away.
- 1.1A rate of taxation that is not progressive, but remains at the same proportion on all amounts.More example sentences
- Income arising to a non-resident employee is subject to Portuguese withholding tax at a flat rate of 25 per cent.
- Now, rumours have begun to fly that he may commit himself to a reform of the federal tax system, including the possible introduction of a flat rate of income tax.
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