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surtax

sur·tax

surtax

pronunciation:
suhr taeks
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an additional tax imposed on something that has already been taxed; extra tax.
definition 2: a graduated tax on income that is levied in addition to other taxes when net income exceeds a specified amount.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: surtaxed, surtaxes, surtaxing
definition: to impose an additional tax on; add a surtax to.