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Definition of "taxes" []

  • A plural of taxis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "taxes" in a sentence
  • "Diary Entry by Jane Schiff (about the author) yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '"Use American Express points to pay taxes"'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Verbatim from CNN \'Use American Express points to pay taxes\' By Julianne Pepitone, staff reporterJanuary 11, 2010: 5: 44 PM ET Jane\'s observation - How nasty this is - remember when it was legally okay to use interest paid on credit cards in IRS returns? '"
  • "Because turnover taxes, sales taxes or 'value added' taxes all much the same thing really are the most economically damaging taxes* while being the sneakiest as well - there is a myth that 'the consumer pays' merely because the till receipt shows the VAT as a separate amount."
  • "The proper model includes such a curve, call it SS, as well as modifications to the old Keynesian IS curve to recognize the effects of the Permanent Income/Life Cycle Hypothesis on consumption demand, capital theory on investment demand, Ricardian effects on anticipation of future taxes if people can anticipate their future incomes, as in PermInc/LifCy, why not their income *net of taxes*, which is what they should anticipate?"