tax

Definitions:

  • A contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
  • A fee or dues levied on the members of an organization to meet its expenses.
  • A burdensome or excessive demand; a strain.
  • To place a tax on (income, property, or goods).
  • To exact a tax from.
  • To assess (court costs, for example).
  • To make difficult or excessive demands upon.
  • None
  • To accuse; confront.
  • To hold accountable.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="collateral-inheritance%20tax">collateral-inheritance tax</internalXref>. See <internalXref urlencoded="collateral">collateral</internalXref> and <internalXref urlencoded="death-duty">death-duty</internalXref>.
  • To lay a burden or burdens on; make demands upon; put to a certain strain; task: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="tax">tax</internalXref> one's memory.
  • To subject to the payment of taxes; impose a tax on; levy money or other contributions from, as from subjects or citizens, to meet the expenses of government: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="tax">tax</internalXref> land, commodities, or income; to <em>tax</em> a people.
  • In the New Testament, to register (persons and their property) for the purpose of imposing tribute.
  • In <em>law</em>, to examine and allow or disallow items of charge for costs, fees, or disbursements: as, the court <em>taxes</em> bills of cost.
  • To accuse; charge; take to task: with <em>of</em> or (as now commonly) <em>with</em> before the thing charged.
  • To take to task; censure; blame.
  • To indulge in ridicule or satire.
  • A disagreeable or burdensome duty or charge; an exaction; a requisition; an oppressive demand; strain; burden; task.
  • An enforced proportional contribution levied on persons, property, or income, either by the authority of the state for the support of the government, and for all its public or governmental needs, or
  • by local authority, for general municipal purposes.
  • Charge; censure.
  • A lesson to be learned; a task.
  • <em>Assessment</em> is either the valuation of property for the purpose of its taxation;
  • the imposing of the tax; or
  • a charge on specific real property of a share of the expense of a local improvement specially benefiting that property. <em>Tribute</em> views the tax as laid not for the public good, but arbitrarily for the benefit of the one levying it, especially a conqueror: as, “Millions for defense, but not one cent for <em>tribute.</em>” Each of these words had its older, peculiar, or figurative uses. See definitions of the words, and also of <em>subsidy.</em>
  • To subject to the payment of a tax or taxes; to impose a tax upon; to lay a burden upon; especially, to exact money from for the support of government.
  • To assess, fix, or determine judicially, the amount of.
  • To charge; to accuse; also, to censure; -- often followed by <ex>with</ex>, rarely by <ex>of</ex> before an indirect object.
  • A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by authority.
  • A charge or burden laid upon persons or property for the support of a government.
  • Especially, the sum laid upon specific things, as upon polls, lands, houses, income, etc..
  • A sum imposed or levied upon the members of a society to defray its expenses.
  • A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject.
  • A disagreeable or burdensome duty or charge.
  • Charge; censure.
  • A lesson to be learned; a task.
  • a spring cart subject to a low tax.
  • Money paid to the government other than for transaction-specific goods and services.
  • A burdensome demand.
  • To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
  • To impose and collect a tax on (something).
  • To make excessive demands on.
  • set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
  • use to the limit
  • make a charge against or accuse
  • charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
  • levy a tax on
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