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American English: /tækˈseɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /takˈseɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of taxation in Spanish:


  • (taxes)
    impuestos (masculine plural)
    cargas (feminine plural) fiscales
    sistema (masculine) or régimen (masculine) tributario or fiscal
    the level of taxation is too high
    los impuestos son demasiado altos
    to reduce/increase taxation
    reducir/aumentar los impuestos
    to be subject to/exempt from taxation
    estar sujeto al/exento del pago de impuestos
    (before noun) taxation system
    sistema (masculine) tributario
    Example sentences
    • Income tax rate will not be increased and the progressive taxation system will be preserved.
    • Tax experts have been quick to point out the legitimacy of the Irish taxation system.
    • In effect, while not a tax, zakaah seems to be a more equitable form of levy than taxation on income.
    Example sentences
    • These assets were paid for by our forefathers through money raised through local taxation.
    • It's vital we reform local democracy so people regard local taxation as money well spent.
    • Tax on capital gains provides an incentive to place capital in the member country with the lowest level of taxation.

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