Any plan expressed in monetary terms.
The level of taxation minus government spending.
A budget surplus is where taxation exceeds government spending.
A budget deficit is where government spending exceeds taxation.
3. Taxation - UK.
A formal statement - normally made annually - by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer setting out the government's taxation proposals for the next fiscal year.
4. Government taxation - all jurisdictions.
Similar formal statements made by the finance ministers of other governments, or by the responsible officers of other organisations.