direct tax

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun a tax that is paid directly to the government, e.g. income tax, as distinct from a tax such as VAT that is paid indirectly

Health Economics

  • (written as Direct Tax)
    A tax on income (a flow) or wealth (a stock).

Politics

  • noun tax which is paid on money that has been earned or profits, e.g. income tax
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