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Sales Tax

sales tax n

: a tax levied on the sale of goods and services that is usually calculated as a percentage of the purchase price and collected by the seller



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.