As promised last week, here is part 2 of TAXTAXTAXTAXTAXTAX
Tax is used as a verb, a noun and an adjective. Here are 10 common phrases using TAX.
- Pink tax. This is not really a tax, but it is the higher prices charged for the same amount of women’s items, compared to men’s.
- Sin tax. This is the tax on harmful things, such as alcohol and cigarettes.
- Tax and spend. This is how we describe a government. He was attacking the tax and spend policies of his opponent.
- Death and taxes. Something that is certain. Winter used to be as certain as death and taxes, but not this year.
- Tax shelter. This is a technique used mainly by rich people to avoid paying taxes. President Trump has many tax shelters in Panama.
- Taxing (adjective). Something or someone that is difficult or strict. My Junior High English teacher was a very taxing woman!
- No taxation without representation. This was the rallying cry for the American Revolutionary War. England was taxing the colonies, but they didn’t have any representatives in parliament.
- File your taxes. 確定申告をする。We only have two weeks left to file our taxes. Don’t be late!
- Tax return. 確定申告書 The forms used to file your taxes. Have you finished filling in your tax returns?
- Death Tax．相続税 The final tax! An estate or inheritance tax.
It’s time for me to file my taxes. I think I’ll finally go this week. Wish me luck!