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, in the meaning defined above

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“Nuisance tax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nuisance%20tax. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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