capital stock tax
- A term applied to two taxes of different kinds: one a tax on the property represented by stock in the hands of an individual stockholder, the other a tax on the privilege of existing or doing business in the corporate form which is measured for the purpose of the exaction by the amount of capital stock. 51 Am J1st Tax § 825.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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tax — A charge by the government on the income of an individual, corporation, or trust, as well as the value of an estate or gift. The objective in assessing the tax is to generate revenue to be used for the needs of the public. A pecuniary burden laid … Black's law dictionary