excise tax

excise tax
Federal or state tax placed on the sale or manufacture of a commodity, typically a luxury item e.g., alcohol. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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excise tax UK US noun [C or U] US TAX
EXCISE DUTY(Cf. ↑excise duty)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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