an·​ti-tax ˌan-tē-ˈtaks How to pronounce anti-tax (audio)
variants or antitax
: opposing taxes : favoring the reduction or elimination of taxes
a vocal anti-tax activist
the antitax coalition

Examples of anti-tax in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mooney was endorsed by the anti-tax Club for Growth, which had vowed to spend millions in support of their candidate but ultimately didn't invest as significantly after Justice became the odds-on primary favorite. Tal Axelrod, ABC News, 14 May 2024 At the same time, business interests and anti-tax groups such as the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, named for Prop. 13’s chief sponsor, have backed additional ballot measures to make new taxes more difficult. Dan Walters, The Mercury News, 10 May 2024 Several days ago, Mr. Trump was accompanied by Ken Paxton, the attorney general of Texas, and David McIntosh, the head of the anti-tax Club for Growth. Maggie Haberman, New York Times, 9 May 2024 Hoping to leverage popular resistance to tax increases, business and anti-tax groups led by the California Business Roundtable have qualified a measure for the November ballot that would make raising state and local taxes much more difficult. Dan Walters, The Mercury News, 12 Apr. 2024 Jeffrey Yass, a founder of Susquehanna, is a major Republican donor and funder of the Club for Growth, an anti-tax group that also focuses on issues like free speech, which has become a key point of contention in the TikTok debate. Lauren Hirsch, New York Times, 26 Mar. 2024 Grover Norquist, president of the anti-tax group Americans for Tax Reform, said Milei’s advisers had asked him to put together a list of conservatives in the United States to invite to the inauguration. Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post, 8 Dec. 2023 That trend continued throughout the night as the anti-tax votes led the results from each polling site. Eplunus Colvin,, 15 Nov. 2023 The conservative anti-tax advocates backing the Moores are hoping to use the case to stifle the nascent movement in favor of a wealth tax on the richest Americans. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-tax was in 1816

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“Anti-tax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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