Definition of Sales tax

1. Noun. A tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer.

Exact synonyms: Nuisance Tax
Generic synonyms: Excise, Excise Tax



Definition of Sales tax

1. Noun. A local or state tax imposed as a percentage of the selling price of goods or services payable by the customer. The tax is not recognized as the seller's earnings; the seller only collects the tax and transmits the same to local or state authorities. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sales Tax

sales force
sales incentive
sales ledger
sales on approval
sales outlet
sales pitch
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sales promotion
sales rep
sales representative
sales resistance
sales slip
sales slips
sales staff
sales talk
sales tax (current term)
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sales team
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salesclerks
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salesladies
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salesman

Literary usage of Sales tax

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1. Power and Market by Murray N. Rothbard (2006)
"The Incidence and Effects of Taxation Part I: Taxes on Incomes A. THE GENERAL sales tax AND THE LAWS OF INCIDENCE One of the oldest problems connected with ..."

2. Internet Tax Freedom Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U.S edited by W. J. Tauzin (1997)
"In Texas, the sales tax is our primary state revenue source. Subsection 3(b)(3)(A) of the bill allows state and local governments to collect sales taxes on ..."

3. Mega-City Growth and the Future by Roland J. Fuchs (1994)
"The success of the general sales tax in Brazil attests to its considerable revenue potential; however, in most developing countries, sales taxes are ..."

4. Prosecutorial Response to Heavy Drug Caseloads: Comprehensive Problem by Kerry M. Healey (1994)
"Looking to the Future: The King County Criminal Justice sales tax Campaign In 1990, the Washington State Legislature was approached by group of law ..."

5. Power and Market by Murray N. Rothbard (2006)
"The Incidence and Effects of Taxation Part I: Taxes on Incomes A. THE GENERAL sales tax AND THE LAWS OF INCIDENCE One of the oldest problems connected with ..."

6. Internet Tax Freedom Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U.S edited by W. J. Tauzin (1997)
"In Texas, the sales tax is our primary state revenue source. Subsection 3(b)(3)(A) of the bill allows state and local governments to collect sales taxes on ..."

7. Mega-City Growth and the Future by Roland J. Fuchs (1994)
"The success of the general sales tax in Brazil attests to its considerable revenue potential; however, in most developing countries, sales taxes are ..."

8. Prosecutorial Response to Heavy Drug Caseloads: Comprehensive Problem by Kerry M. Healey (1994)
"Looking to the Future: The King County Criminal Justice sales tax Campaign In 1990, the Washington State Legislature was approached by group of law ..."

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