- pure tax
- An obligation, which is not a debt, imposed on property or persons alike for the support of the government or other public purpose. Dressman v Farmers' & Traders' National Bank, 100 Ky 571, 38 SW 1052.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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