しょうひぜい

JapaneseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of しょうひぜい – see the following entry.
消費税
[noun] a tax added to the price when purchasing goods or services.
[noun] (economics) consumption tax, a tax levied on consumption of goods and services.
[noun] (law) an indirect tax levied on consumption by the Japanese national government. (compare 地方消費税(ちほうしょうひぜい) (chihō shōhizei, local consumption tax))
(This term, しょうひぜい, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)