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addaword.gifdefinition of Robin Hood tax

noun
a very small (0.05%) tax on every speculative financial transaction made by banks; also called Tobin tax
The Robin Hood Tax is designed to hit only speculative, "casino" trading and not the high street banks used by the public.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/03/2012 14:38:00
Definition of Robin Hood tax from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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