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raise taxes

This page is about the collocation raise taxes

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to increase the rate of taxation

For example

  • If we don't raise taxes, the government won't be able to pay its bills.

  • If taxes were raised by just one percent, hundreds of new schools and hospitals could be built.

Quick Quiz

When taxes are raised, governments collect

a. more money

b. less money

c. most money

Contributor: Matt Errey