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surtax

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noun sur·tax \ˈsər-ˌtaks\

Simple Definition of surtax

  • : a tax that is charged on income which is more than a certain amount and that is charged in addition to the normal income tax

Full Definition of surtax

  1. 1 :  an extra tax or charge

  2. 2 :  a graduated income tax in addition to the normal income tax imposed on the amount by which one's net income exceeds a specified sum

1881

First Known Use of surtax

1881


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