- /ˈsɜtæks / (say 'sertaks)
1. one of a graded series of additional taxes levied on incomes exceeding a certain amount.
2. an additional or extra tax on something already taxed.
3. to put an additional or extra tax on; charge with a surtax.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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