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:
The numerical value of hidden tax in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of hidden tax in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Swipe fees are an improper and unnecessary hidden tax on consumers.
Ricky Excuse me Honey, umm, where the drinks are concerned, is that a hidden tax Does that fall under complementary up front service as well or is that something you pay for Flight Attendent Oh no, no, they're complementary. Would you care for another one Ricky They're complementary Flight Attendent Yes. Ricky You bet your ass I would.
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