Definition of Taxation

1. Noun. Charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.




2. Noun. Government income due to taxation.
Exact synonyms: Revenue, Tax Income, Tax Revenue
Generic synonyms: Government Income, Government Revenue
Specialized synonyms: Internal Revenue
Derivative terms: Tax

3. Noun. The imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state.
Generic synonyms: Imposition, Infliction
Derivative terms: Tax

Definition of Taxation

1. n. The act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a corporation or company, by the proper authority; the raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue.

Definition of Taxation

1. Noun. The act of imposing taxes and the fact of being taxed ¹

2. Noun. A particular system of taxing people or companies ¹

3. Noun. The revenue gained from taxes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taxation

1. the process of taxing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taxation

tax shield
tax stamp
tax system
tax value
tax write-off
taxa
taxability
taxable
taxableness
taxables
taxably
taxaceous
taxane
taxanes
taxaspidean
taxation (current term)
taxations
taxative
taxbite
taxcut
taxed
taxel
taxels
taxeme
taxemes
taxemic
taxeopoda
taxer
taxers
taxes

Literary usage of Taxation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"taxation would, therefore, be the best form of investment. Here again the modern position is midway between the two extremes. It is undeniable that a tax ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The power of taxation may be exercised, however, in several ways. The government may perform a service for the individual from which a specific benefit is ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Am City 13:412-14 N '15 Extent and evils of double taxation In the _ United States. ... Nation 101 :8 Jl 1 '15 Newer tendencies in American taxation. ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Bankers M 98:543-4 My '19 Exemption of federal farm loans from taxation. ... Am Stalls Assn 15:80-92 Mr '16 New taxation in the United States. ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"19th Cent 81:1366-81 Je '17 War taxation in Great Britain. ... Outlook 116:92 My 16 Making taxation odious. Bellman 22:173-4 F 17 •17 Making wealth pay for ..."

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