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Definition of "flat-rate" []

  • Relating to a flat rate; with the same amount of money required of everyone (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flat-rate" in a sentence
  • "He proposes a 9% flat-rate personal income tax with no deductions except for donations to charity; a 9% flat-rate tax on net business profits; and a new 9% national tax on retail sales."
  • "German brothels appear to be industry leaders in using marketing to counter the recession -- offering flat-rate fees, shuttle buses, and discounts for cabbies and seniors, the Independent reports."
  • "Mr. Gingrich's approach is similar in broad strokes to the "9-9-9" plan—a 9% tax on consumer purchases, a 9% business tax and a 9% flat-rate income tax—that former business executive Herman Cain proposed while in the GOP race."