Definition of sin tax in English:

sin tax

Syllabification: sin tax

noun

informal
A tax on items considered undesirable or harmful, such as alcohol or tobacco.
More example sentences
  • Some critics of the proposed tax wonder whether it's a sin tax or a luxury tax.
  • It's a tax on the willing, a proverbial sin tax,’ similar to taxes on liquor or tobacco.
  • He finds that whether the sin tax is binary or triangular, it has several harmful effects.

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