This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hidden tax
a tax paid unwittingly by the consumer (such as ad valorem taxes)
a tax that is not visible to the end consumer (retail consumer)
Origin: From hidden + tax
A hidden tax is a tax that is not visible to the taxpayer. These taxes can raise prices of goods and lower salaries for workers. Hidden taxes, although hidden, can decrease the purchasing power of individuals significantly.
Many kinds of tax behave like hidden taxes:
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