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Ad Valorem Tax 

A tax on the value (the price) of the good, rather than the quantity purchased of a good; for example, a sales tax.

(Varian, Hal R. 2010. Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach, 8th ed. New York: W.W. Norton.)

     

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