proportional tax


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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of proportional tax was circa 1943

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“Proportional tax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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