The decision was made to raise taxes.
He was accused of evading taxes.
What was your income before taxes?
What is the amount of tax to be paid?
What was your income before tax? Verb
He believes in taxing the rich to give to the poor.
You are taxed according to your income.
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Incoming Finance Minister Nicola Willis told New Zealand’s Newshub Nation that the former government’s measures would have significantly reduced tax revenues.—Reuters, NBC News, 28 Nov. 2023 The property can be maintained as a single compound with room to accommodate dozens of guests and staff or, because the parcels are separate tax lots, it can be split into two two-ish-acre beachfront estates with little more than altering some of the landscaping.—Mark David, Robb Report, 28 Nov. 2023 And neither party supports a carbon tax to fight climate change.—Alan S. Blinder, WSJ, 27 Nov. 2023 Kentucky offers a tax incentive to big tourist attractions; for Ark Encounter, this could add up to ongoing rebates totalling eighteen million dollars.—Oliver Whang, The New Yorker, 27 Nov. 2023 Advertisement The 21-year-old charter network, which served more than 17,300 California students last school year, received $220 million in state and federal school funding in 2021-2022, according to its tax filings.—Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Nov. 2023 Instead, hotel tax revenue rose 15 percent, and with 1.4 million arrivals, the airport set a record in 2021.—Frances Robles, New York Times, 25 Nov. 2023 The new, drastically lowered $600 threshold to receive a tax reporting form from third-party settlement organizations such as Venmo and PayPal is delayed yet again.—Andrew Paul, Popular Science, 22 Nov. 2023 So, Google makes more money on lower revenues and pays a lower overall tax rate than ExxonMobil.—Robert Rapier, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023
Withdrawals for qualified medical expenses aren’t taxed.—Steve Vernon, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 The multibillionaire’s decision could come with significant financial upside, as Florida doesn’t tax capital gains and has no state income tax.—Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 28 Nov. 2023 He and other experts who argue that the Moores weren’t taxed on unrealized gains liken the tax on the couple to others that Americans routinely pay.—Julie Zauzmer Weil, Washington Post, 27 Nov. 2023 Denmark is considering a new law that would tax all flights in an effort to boost the country's sustainable energy goals, but not all the money raised would be used for green energy.—Michael Lee, Fox News, 19 Nov. 2023 They’re involved in a spectrum of ways, from taking bribes for protecting and enabling criminal actors to taxing drug traffickers for operating in their territory.—Deborah Bonello, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2023 However, the amount of income that gets taxed at each rate—otherwise known as the income thresholds—will change.—Tanza Loudenback, wsj.com, 9 Nov. 2023 However, their effective tax rate is much lower: Their first $23,200 of income will be taxed at 10%, or $2,320 in taxes
Their earnings from $23,200 to $94,300 would be taxed at 12%, or $8,532 in taxes
Their income from $94,300 to $120,800 would be taxed at 22%, or $5,830 in taxes.—Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 9 Nov. 2023 The rate at which each tranche of income is taxed—from 10% to 37%—will remain the same for 2024.—Tanza Loudenback, wsj.com, 9 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English, to estimate, assess, tax, from Anglo-French taxer, from Medieval Latin taxare, from Latin, to feel, estimate, censure, frequentative of tangere to touch — more at tangent entry 2