B1 (an amount of) money paid to the government that is based on your income or the cost of goods or services you have bought税；税款
A person's gross income is the money they earn before tax is deducted from it.
The government have promised that they'll reduce taxes.
The government will pay for the new schools by increasing the tax on luxury goods.
Do you pay less tax if you're self-employed?
The Chancellor has increased the tax on alcohol again.
C1 to make someone pay a tax对…征税，对…课税
There was great opposition to plans to tax books.
All subjects were taxed by the king.
Any amount over this figure will be taxed.
She is not taxed on these earnings because they are so low.
to need someone to make a lot of effort, either physical or mental使负重担；使大伤脑筋
See also: raise taxes