What is Local Taxes?

Legal Definition
Taxes due in a local jurisdiction that are in addition to state and federal taxes. Property, sales, water, sewer, school, and occasionally, income taxes are all types of local taxes. Generated monies from this pays for some community services. Public schools and related expenses are a typical example. Also known as municipal taxes.
Legal Definition
Those assessments which are limited to certain districts, as poor-rates, parochial taxes, county rates, municipal taxes, etc.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Taxes assessed in a district or town, as distinguished from general or state taxes. See 141 N. Y. 476, 36 N. E. 508.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary