proportional tax

noun

Definition of proportional tax

: a tax in which the tax rate remains constant regardless of the amount of the tax base

First Known Use of proportional tax

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Proportional tax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proportional%20tax. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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