/'sɜ:tæks/ noun
an extra tax on high income

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  • surtax — sur·tax / sər ˌtaks/ n: an additional tax over and above a normal tax Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. surtax …   Law dictionary

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  • Surtax — Sur*tax , v. t. To impose an additional tax on. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surtax — extra tax, 1881, from Fr. surtaxe, from O.Fr. sur over + taxe tax (see TAX (Cf. tax)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • surtax — ► NOUN ▪ an additional tax on something already taxed, especially a higher rate of tax on incomes above a certain level …   English terms dictionary

  • Surtax — A surtax, in its simplest form, is essentially a tax levied upon a tax.United StatesThe most recent example of a broadly levied surtax in the United States was one imposed to help finance the Vietnam War during the Lyndon B. Johnson… …   Wikipedia

  • surtax — A tax added to the normal tax paid by corporations or individuals who have earned income above a certain level. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * surtax sur‧tax [ˈsɜːtæks ǁ ˈsɜːr ] noun [countable, uncountable] TAX an additional tax paid by… …   Financial and business terms

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  • Surtax — A tax levied on top of another tax. A surtax can be calculated as a percentage of a certain amount or it can be a flat dollar amount. A surtax is generally assessed to fund a specific government program, whereas regular income or sales taxes are… …   Investment dictionary

  • surtax — n. to impose a surtax (on) * * * [ sɜːtæks] to impose a surtax (on) …   Combinatory dictionary

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