federal income tax

Definition of "federal income tax"
  1. A levy collected by the U.S. federal government from an individual's earnings to fund national programs such as defense, foreign affairs, law enforcement, and interest on the national debt
How to use "federal income tax" in a sentence
  1. After doing my calculations, I found out I owe a substantial amount in federal income tax this year.
  2. Hannah sought a tax professional to help her understand the complexities of federal income tax.
  3. Ensuring accuracy on his return, Ben read up on current federal income tax laws.

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