nuisance tax

noun

Definition of nuisance tax

:an excise tax collected in small amounts on a wide range of commodities directly from the consumer

First Known Use of nuisance tax

1922


Learn More about nuisance tax


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nuisance tax? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

alert quickness of mind or body

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!