tax burden

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tax burden

the total amount of TAXATION paid by the citizens of a country in the form of INCOME TAX, CORPORATION TAX, VALUE-ADDED TAX, etc.

tax burden

the total amount of TAXATION paid by the citizens of a country in the form of income tax, corporation tax, value-added tax, etc. The total amount of tax as a proportion of GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT gives some indication of the overall tax burden. See also INCIDENCE OF TAXATION.