This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sin tax
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a tax levied on items, as cigarettes or liquor, considered neither luxuries nor necessities.
Category: Economics, Business, Informal
Origin of sin tax:
A sin tax is a kind of sumptuary tax: a tax specifically levied on certain generally socially proscribed goods and services, for example alcohol and tobacco, candies, soft drinks, fast foods, coffee, and gambling.
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