raise taxes

raise taxes
raise taxes tax phrase
if a government or other authority raises tax or taxes, it gets money by making people pay a tax to them

A government has a duty to raise taxes in order to defend the nation.

Thesaurus: relating to tax and taxationhyponym
Main entry: tax

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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