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tax

Vox populi Monies paid to a governing body. See Dean's tax, Fat tax, Provider tax, Sin tax.

tax,

n a ratable portion of the proceeds or value of the property and labor of the citizen; any contribution imposed by government for the use and service of the state.
tax brackets,
n.pl the income intervals of the graduated income tax law that establish the rate of tax for each level of income.
Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA),
n.pr legislation (Public Law 97-248) affecting health maintenance organizations and the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Provides regulations for the development of HMO risk contracting with the Medicare program and, through an amendment, establishes new provisions for the foundation and operation of peer review organizations.
tax planning,
n making business and investment decisions based on estimated income and current and projected tax laws.
tax shelter investments,
n.pl investments that reduce, remove, or defer income from state and federal income tax liability.
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Tax cutters fall along a continuum, from pure flat taxers and national sales taxers to corporate types who lobby for special rates, credits, and exemptions.
As a result, the Republican Party defined Democrats for workers and for everybody out there as taxers and spenders.
What better person to symbolize the party of taxers and spenders than an old-time pol who protests against budget and tax cuts?
Socialists, anarchists, labor unionists, single taxers, the organizers of the city's new associations for racial justice--all got a hearing and a vigorous, multisided argument.
The Democratic Party taxers control the City Council, the Mayor's Office, the California governorship, the California Legislature, the LAUSD and the LAPD.
As McIntyre put it, the flat taxers aim to "consolidate the tax dodges for corporations and the wealthy into one all-encompassing loophole.
This fundamental problem is not solved by adding back a few of the deductions that Armey would repeal, as some flat taxers propose.
But in our view, "overhaul" does not mean "dismantlement," which basically is what the flat taxers are after.