Definition of tax burden
- The tax burden has been falling increasingly on the middle class.
: a charge usually of money imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes
: a sum levied on members of an organization to defray expenses
: a heavy demand
: to levy a tax on
: to make onerous and rigorous demands on
: charge, accuse
: something that is carried : load
: duty, responsibility
: something oppressive or worrisome
: load, oppress
: a bass or accompanying part
: chorus, refrain
: a central topic : theme
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