lay an impost

lay an impost
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  • impost — Any tax or imposition, but particularly a duty on imports. 21 Am J2d Cust D § 1. The word impost is derived from the Latin word impono, which was generally used among the Romans as meaning to lay or levy a tax, and in our language has scarcely… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tax — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. assessment, levy, duty, tariff, excise, toll, tithe; impost, custom; rate, income tax, internal revenue; informal, charge. See payment. v. assess, rate, command;charge, accuse; take to task; strain,… …   English dictionary for students

  • assess — as·sess /ə ses/ vt 1: to determine the rate or amount of (as a tax) 2 a: to impose (as a tax) according to an established rate b: to subject to a tax, charge, or levy each property owner was assess ed an additional five dollars 3 …   Law dictionary

  • tax — [n1] charge levied by government on property, income assessment, bite*, brokerage, capitation, contribution, cost, custom, dues, duty, excise, expense, fine, giveaway*, imposition, impost, levy, obligation, pork barrel*, price, rate, salvage,… …   New thesaurus

  • Tallage — Tal lage, v. t. To lay an impost upon; to cause to pay tallage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grenzvertrag von 1881 zwischen Chile und Argentinien — Der Grenzvertrag von 1881 zwischen Chile und Argentinien zog die vollständige gemeinsame Landgrenze beider Länder und wurde in Buenos Aires am 23. Juli 1881 von Bernardo de Irigoyen, seitens Argentinien, und Francisco de Borja Echeverría, seitens …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tallage — verb a) To lay an impost upon b) To cause to pay tallage …   Wiktionary

  • import-export clause — Clause 2 of Section 10 of Article I of the Constitution of the United States which provides that no state shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any impost or duties on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • History of the English fiscal system — The history of the English fiscal system affords the best known example of continuous financial development in terms of both institutions and methods. Although periods of great upheaval occurred from the time of the Norman Conquest to the… …   Wikipedia

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