Taxation definition

tăk-sāshən
An assessed amount of tax.
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A tax or tax levy.
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A taxing or being taxed.
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Revenue from taxes.
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Taxation is the process by which the government collects money from people to use for government purposes.

When the government charges a tax on income earned, products purchased, and property owned, this is an example of taxation.

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Revenue gained from taxes.
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The act or practice of imposing taxes.
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The fact of being taxed.
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The act of imposing taxes and the fact of being taxed.
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A particular system of taxing people or companies.
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The revenue gained from taxes.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
taxation
Plural:
taxations

Origin of taxation

  • From Latin taxātÄ­o (“rating, appraisal")

    From Wiktionary