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noun as in tax on goods

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If you think the old idea that hunters and anglers, through excise fees and licenses, can foot the increasing conservation bill, I have some news for you.

The SPACE Tax Act — or Securing Protections Against Carbon Emissions — proposed by Blumenauer would include a per-passenger tax, but also an excise tax based on how far into space the flight goes.

While excise revenue boomed in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Nevada, the market has matured and growth has begun to slow.

The Senate bill would loosen the rules even more, applying a 15% excise tax on the part of the account involved in the prohibited transaction without blowing up the account.

I do not have to fight and struggle to excise them, but rather to love and cherish and heal them.

The government, in effect, was attempting to excise certain points of view from public debate.

Then throw in insurance costs, an excise tax depending on what state you live in, and increasingly expensive tolls.

But its critics say it would be far better if companies had to excise such data before sharing what is left.

This has always included the excise tax penalty for non-compliance with the individual mandate.

The idea is, hold back the barbarian hordes, and excise the cancerous growth that is sucking the lifeblood from our economy.

The revenue is derived from direct taxes on land and provisions, excise upon exports and imports, and harbour dues.

Duncombe indeed had his own reasons for hating Montague, who had turned him out of the place of Cashier of the Excise.

He had been ordered by the Commissioners of the Excise to pay ten thousand pounds into the Exchequer for the public service.

He therefore selected his brother Christopher, whom he had lately made a Commissioner of the Excise, to keep the place for him.

So home, where I found Mrs. Hunt in great trouble about her husband's losing of his place in the Excise.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excise, such as: surcharge, tariff, customs, duty, levy, and toll.

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