消費税

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3

Grade: 4
ぜい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From  (しょう) () (shōhi, consumption) +  (ぜい) (zei, tax)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

消費税 (hiragana しょうひぜい, rōmaji shōhizei)

  1. a tax added to the price when purchasing goods or services.
  2. (economics) consumption tax, a tax levied on consumption of goods and services.
  3. (law) an indirect tax levied on consumption by the Japanese national government. (compare  () (ほう) (しょう) () (ぜい) (chihō shōhizei, local consumption tax))