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sin tax

A tax on items considered harmful and non-essential, such as cigarettes and alcohol. Primarily heard in US. I hope you're prepared to pay a sin tax on those cigarettes.
See also: sin, tax

tax (one) with (something)

1. To hold one responsible or accountable for something. Often used in passive constructions. As a customer support representative, just be aware that customers are going to tax you with any and all issues they have with the service. I'm used to being taxed with the mistakes of my subordinates.
2. To accuse one of something; to lay blame on one for something. Often used in passive constructions. Police taxed him with aggravated assault and public endangerment. He was taxed with deceiving his clients in order to charge them for things they hadn't asked for.
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Characterized by excessive spending and government expansion funded by excessive taxation. Used before a noun. The average working class citizen is sick of the tax-and-spend policies of this administration. The candidate is running her campaign as an attack against a tax-and-spend government that she claims is suffocating the country.

tax someone or something with something

to burden or tire someone or something with something. Please don't tax me with any more requests for my immediate attention. You are continuing to tax this committee with your constant complaints.
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spending freely and taxing heavily. (Referring to a legislative body that repeatedly passes expensive new laws and keeps raising taxes to pay for the cost. Fixed order.) I hope that people do not elect another tax-and-spend Congress this time. The only thing worse than a tax-and-spend legislature is one that spends and runs up a worsening deficit.

tax with

Charge, accuse, as in He was taxed with betraying his fellows. [Mid-1600s]
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Some funds attempt to minimize taxable distributions to investors.
The marginal tax rate used in these calculations is the tax rate expected to apply to the last dollars of taxable income in the period when the reversal will increase or reduce taxes payable.
Flores's 2002 form 1099-SSA--although not paid directly to her as Social Security benefits--was taxable.
The lessee has the taxable year in which the payment was made plus 8 1/2 months to spend the money on improvements to qualify for non-taxable treatment.
645 election will be made for a QRT, the trustee is not required to file Form 1041 for the short taxable year of the QRT beginning with the decedent's death and ending Dec.
The required annual payment for smaller taxpayers is generally equal to the lesser of the required quarterly percentage of 100% of the prior-year tax or 100% of the current-year tax based on an annualization of taxable income for the period (annualization method).
The penalty tax is applied to the corporation's accumulated taxable income, which becomes taxable income with several adjustments.
While the process to avoid taxable income may appear simple and straightforward, it is important that both tenant and landlord make sure the treatment of construction allowances is specified in their agreement.
Article 9(2)(e) provides an exception for certain services (such as assignments of copyrights or patents, advertising, consulting, banking and other financial transactions) performed for customers outside the EU or for taxable persons within the EU but not in the same country as the supplier.