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British English: /taks/
American English: /tæks/

Translation of tax in Italian:


  • (on individual) imposta (feminine)
    sales tax
    imposta sulle vendite
    to collect o levy a tax
    prelevare un'imposta
    to increase o raise taxes
    aumentare le imposte
    to cut taxes
    ridurre le imposte
    before tax
    al lordo
    after tax
    al netto
    tax is deducted at source to pay tax o be liable for tax
    essere soggetto alle imposte
    to pay £1,000 in tax
    pagare 1.000 sterline di imposte
    to pay a substantial sum in tax to pay tax on one's earnings
    pagare le ritenute sul proprio reddito o pagare le tasse in base al proprio reddito

transitive verb

  • 1
    tassare (profits, earnings, person)
    to be taxed at a rate of 18%
    (sum, income, profit)
    essere tassato al 18%
    luxury goods are heavily taxed
    i beni di lusso sono pesantemente tassati
    to be taxed at a higher, lower rate
    essere soggetti a un tasso d'imposta più alto, più basso
  • 3 [figurative] (strain, stretch)
    mettere a dura prova (patience, goodwill, wits)
    this will tax your wits!
    questo ti farà spremere le meningi!

Phrasal verbs

tax with:

tax [somebody] with
Definition of tax in:
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