Simple Definition of sales tax
: a tax that is added to the price of goods and services
Full Definition of sales tax
: a tax levied on the sale of goods and services that is usually calculated as a percentage of the purchase price and collected by the seller
First Known Use of sales tax
SALES TAX Defined for Kids
Definition of sales tax
: a tax paid by the buyer on goods bought
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