Definición de tax en inglés:


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1A compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions: higher taxes will dampen consumer spending a tax on fuel [mass noun]: they will have to pay tax on interest earned by savings [as modifier]: a tax bill [as modifier]: tax cuts
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  • It would have replaced the corporate income tax with a tax on the net return to capital for all businesses.
  • All local governments in Kenya have taxing authority, including the right to levy a tax on property.
  • Thus a tax on rent may represent a violation of justice while a tax on other incomes does not.
levy, tariff, duty, toll, excise, impost, contribution, assessment, tribute, tithe, charge, fee;
customs, dues;
Scottish , Irish , & Indian cess
2 [in singular] A strain or heavy demand: a heavy tax on the reader’s attention
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  • The only tax on the reader's mind is to remember as many facts as possible.
burden, load, weight, encumbrance, demand, strain, pressure, stress, drain, imposition;
responsibility, duty, onus, obligation, care, worry


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1Impose a tax on (someone or something): the income will be taxed at the top rate
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  • Otherwise the profits are taxed at the full rate.
  • This can represent a significant tax saving, compared with an ordinary share option scheme where the option is generally exempt, but the gain is taxed at income tax rates.
  • Profits from unincorporated businesses are taxed at 15 percent.
levy a tax on, impose a toll on, charge duty on, exact a tax on, demand a tax on;
assess, charge, tithe
rare mulct
1.1Pay tax on (something, especially a vehicle): the Land Rover slowly disintegrates and no one has bothered to tax it
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  • More than 15,000 motorists in the Bradford area face tough fines and even having their vehicles crushed if they fail to tax their cars and lorries.
  • A menacing voiceover says that some people don't bother to tax their car, but that that never hurt anyone, right?
  • It costs €42 a year to tax one and it is also exempt from the national car test.
2Make heavy demands on (someone’s powers or resources): she knew that the ordeal to come must tax all her strength
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  • The need to properly categorize, inventory and secure the massive number of garments and shoes must have taxed their resources and creativity.
  • And director Jasper Bagg takes on the title role with energy and commitment, though sometimes its sheer weight seems to be taxing his powers to the limit.
  • Radeschi said the community's resources have been taxed by dealing with troubled youth.
strain, stretch, put a strain on, make demands on, weigh heavily on, weigh down;
burden, load, overload, encumber, push, push too far;
overwhelm, try, task, wear out, exhaust, sap, drain, empty, enervate, fatigue, tire, weary, weaken, overwork
3Confront (someone) with a fault or wrongdoing: why are you taxing me with these preposterous allegations?
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  • Tax me with my crimes!
confront, accuse, call to account, charge, blame, censure, condemn, denounce;
prosecute, bring charges against, indict, arraign, incriminate;
North American impeach
informal point the finger at
4 Law Examine and assess (the costs of a case): an officer taxing a bill of costs
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  • Where the outcome of the Legal Proceedings is not a Success the Insurer shall have the right to have the Insured's Solicitor's bills taxed or assessed on the standard basis.
  • It was not the case for either side that I should split the issue into parts and so resolve the position, nor was it the case that I should attempt to tax or assess the costs.
  • It was decided to do this by ordering those costs to be taxed on the indemnity basis.


Middle English (also in the sense 'estimate or determine the amount of a penalty or damages', surviving in sense 4 of the verb): from Old French taxer, from Latin taxare 'to censure, charge, compute', perhaps from Greek tassein 'fix'.



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  • Once you have deducted your business expenses from the business income, the rest is your profit and forms part of your taxable income.
  • Spanish capital gains tax is charged at 35% of what is known as the taxable gain.
  • Cover depends on the level of premium paid which is capped at a maximum of 5% of taxable earnings.


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  • Conventional wisdom has socialists down as high taxers and big spenders.
  • For a Chancellor uniquely sensitive to barbs about his reputation as a stealth taxer, this is not an academic point.
  • But isn't it in the interest of both the taxers and the taxed (you and me) to conclude longer-term deals, achieving some durability in our tax system?

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