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Definition of "land-tax" [land-tax]

  • A tax assessed upon landed property. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "land-tax" in a sentence
  • "LONDON — The U.K. government's decision to raise the stamp duty land-tax threshold to £250,000 (about $372,000) will benefit around 350,000 first-time buyers by the end of this year, and the potential reduction in revenue should be eased by the introduction of a higher rate for properties costing more than £1 million."
  • "The land-tax, supposed to be assessed only once a year, was sometimes collected two or three times."
  • "I suspect that the two great debates in a land-tax system will be how to split the revenues and which programs should be funded or subsidized from general revenues and which should be funded by user fees."