single tax


: a tax to be levied on a single item (such as real estate) as the sole source of public revenue

Examples of single tax in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These penalties may include situations such as not making a payment on a single tax return or missing a filing deadline. Sponsored Content, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2024 The Biden administration said the reversal would impact single tax filers earning more than $400,000 and married couples earning more than $450,00 per year. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 11 Mar. 2024 Before the 2017 law, the standard deduction was just $6,500 for single tax filers and $13,000 for those who filed jointly. Jeff Sommer, New York Times, 2 Mar. 2024 The problem comes from out-of-date standard deduction amounts for married and single tax filers in the 2023 tax bill language, according to the Department of Revenue. Alex Derosier, Twin Cities, 11 Feb. 2024 Thanks to tax legislation from the ’90s, a gain of up to $250,000 for a single tax filer or $500,000 for a couple filing jointly is exempt from tax. Anna Bahney, CNN, 29 Jan. 2024 Golden said the credit still only reaches less than 2% of children, and a smarter approach would be a fully refundable child tax credit of $1,000 per child for joint tax filers making up to $50,000 and single tax filers making up to $25,000. Hannah Gaskill, Baltimore Sun, 14 Jan. 2024 If approved by voters this November, his plan — Proposition HH — would constitute the largest single tax increase in state history. Ben Murrey, National Review, 20 Oct. 2023 Thursday’s announcement also marks the first time tax gap projections have been provided for single tax years. Wyatte Grantham-Philips, Fortune, 12 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of single tax was in 1795

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“Single tax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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