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hidden tax


tax that not everyone is aware of a tax that is not immediately apparent. For example, while a consumer may be aware of a tax on retail purchases, a tax imposed at the wholesale level, which consequently increases the cost of items to the retailer, will not be apparent.

Definitions of ’hidden tax’ and meaning of ’hidden tax’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’hidden tax’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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