Definition of property tax in English:

property tax

noun

  • A tax levied directly on property.

    • ‘Well, states get their budgets from three sources: income tax, property tax, and sales tax.’
    • ‘Roman citizens paid little tax, but provincials paid a property tax and a poll tax amounting to 10 or 15 percent of income.’
    • ‘Currently, the land portions of the property tax are levied in the spring of each year and the building portions in the autumn.’
    • ‘But if the search for revenue is so desperate, why not have local income tax on top of a property tax?’
    • ‘There is no other nation in the world that has this form of taxation on a property tax levied by a local government - a point I have already made.’