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supertax

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Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpətaks
 
, ˈsjuː-/

Definition of supertax in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An additional tax on something already taxed.
Example sentences
  • And he would impose progressive supertaxes upon valuable mineral, timber, and water power holdings, and upon certain agricultural lands not cultivated by the owners.
  • He decided to introduce a British-style graduated income tax on unearned income from rent and interest, profits, and earned income, with supertax on incomes over 5,000 francs.
  • To many country-house owners, it seemed that GütterdÜmmerung had arrived, and their way of life was being swept away in a flood of supertax and crippling fuel bills.

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