sales tax

Definition of "sales tax"
  1. A tax levied on retail products by state or local authorities, calculated as a percentage of the price
How to use "sales tax" in a sentence
  1. When purchasing a new television, don't forget to account for the sales tax.
  2. The restaurant charged an extra seven percent for sales tax.
  3. The total cost of the car rose significantly when the sales tax was added.

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