standard-rate

standard-rate
standard rate UK US noun [C] UK
(also standard rate of interest) BANKING, FINANCE the normal percentage amount that a bank charges customers for borrowing money: charge/pay a standard rate »

Our discounted rate ended this year and we have been paying the bank's standard rate of 6.1% ever since.

(also standard rate of income tax) TAX the normal rate of income tax paid by most people who do not have an especially high or low income: »

These figures apply to people who pay income tax at the standard rate.

TAX the normal rate of value-added tax: »

The standard rate of VAT is due to rise to 20%.

COMMUNICATIONS the usual rate that a phone company charges customers for calling a normal phone number: »

On a weekday, calls cost 6p a minute, standard rate.

Compare PREMIUM RATE(Cf. ↑premium rate)
standard-rate adjective [before noun]
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The net cost is £5,300 if you are a standard-rate taxpayer.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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