taxing power

Definition of "taxing power"
  1. The authority provided to a governmental entity to impose and collect taxes
How to use "taxing power" in a sentence
  1. The local council used its taxing power to fund the new public library.
  2. The state's taxing power was challenged by a group claiming the new tax was unconstitutional.
  3. A study focused on how federal and state governments use their taxing power to generate revenue.

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