Word of the day

Tax – a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers’ income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions; an involuntary fee levied on corporations or individuals that is enforced by a level of government in order to finance government activities; fee charged (levied) by a government on a product, income, or activity; a burdensome charge, obligation, duty or demand; a strain or heavy demand; to impose a tax, lay a burden or make heavy demand on someone or something; to demand a tax in consideration of the possession or occurrence of (income, goods, sales, etc.), usually in proportion to the value of money involved; to take to task; censure; reprove; accuse.

3 Responses to Word of the day

  1. Allan says:

    Ellie,
    you should send this definition to Norman and the Greens. They think that tax is not a burden. ????

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  2. homepaddock says:

    Although he did use the term tax burden (which is tautological anyway) himself: http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/whoops-russel-norman-used-tax-burden-his-own-press-releases-ck-146040

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  3. Bulaman says:

    As introduced by Pitt the younger.. Hence tax is the Pitt’s!!!

    Cheers

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