tax burden


tax burden
tax burden tax burden burden

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tax burden UK US noun [C, usually singular] ECONOMICS, TAX
the total amount of tax paid by a particular group of people, an industry, etc., especially as compared to what other groups, industries, etc. pay: business/corporate/property tax burden »

There are growing protests from the corporate sector that the business tax burden in Britain is rising.

the tax burden on sb/sth »

Limiting tax appraisals on homes of people age 65 or older is supposed to ease the tax burden on seniors.

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Eliminating taxes on savings and investment will disproportionately shift the tax burden to the shoulders of the average wage earner.

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The proposed series of measures would increase the overall tax burden for companies.

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a growing/heavy/high tax burden

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increase/lower/reduce the tax burden


Financial and business terms. 2012.