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stealth tax

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Definition of stealth tax in English:

noun

A form of taxation levied in a covert or indirect manner.
Example sentences
  • The Conservative councillor for Bradshaw said the Labour controlled council had turned Council Tax into a stealth tax.
  • People would not object to paying the costs of providing the parking, but when it becomes a stealth tax added to the council tax, it undermines other services.
  • Furthermore, pensioners should remember that Brown robbed them of £5 billion of their pension funds, when he imposed his stealth tax on pension tax relief.

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