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noun as in impost

noun as in surcharge

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The bill would impose a new surtax on millionaires, for example, along with new minimums on companies that under current law pay nothing in income tax to the government — even in years when those firms profit handsomely.

The Medicare surtax is collected efficiently and automatically.

Regardless, the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) will impose a dividend surtax of 3.8 percent on the highest earners.

When the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented, the top rate will rise past 40%, including the new health care surtax.

Because the Democrats want to pay for it with a small surtax on the very top earners.

The Democrats want to pay for it with a 3.5 percent surtax on dollars earned over $1 million per year.

Since April 1905 a surtax of 7% has been imposed on all goods of other than French origin.

In addition, a surtax of five francs gold per bag (961⁄4 cents) was placed on every bag exported to pay carrying charges.

The Government asked for power to increase the existing surtax to 20 per cent, if needed.

What we call the normal income tax is the ordinary tax; what we call the surtax is the supertax.

Rich people, since the income tax, are officially those who pay the tax but not the surtax.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surtax, such as: assessment, charge, custom, duty, fee, and levy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.