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Impost

1. See: Tax.

2. See: Tariff.
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When he became the nation's chief financial officer in September 1789, Congress, using the Constitution's mandate, had already approved a tariff similar to the impost Morris had sought 8 years ago, and would also approve Hamilton's request for excise taxes.
describes the impost debates under the Articles of Confederation.
If (the reader) understands this, he will realise that the strongest incentive for economic activity is to lower as much as possible the amounts of individual imposts levied upon persons capable of undertaking economic enterprises.
207) These same concerns had animated the Virginia legislature's revocation of its impost authorization just six years earlier, when state legislators feared that congressmen were seeking "the appointment of a number of Officers dependent on them, & so to gain an undue Influence in the States.
68) The Anti-Federalists generally conceded that Congress might be allowed to lay the impost.
However, this difference may be insignificant because of the breadth of the expression "public revenue" which, as the French version suggests, includes taxes and impost.
Gentlemen, an Argentine-bred making the transition from turf to dirt under a 121-pound impost, set all the fractions on the wet-fast track en route to a nine-length victory over Dramatic Gold and jockey Kent Desormeaux.
NFF President Brent Finlay said the NFF has not supported the carbon tax due to the unnecessary cost impost on Australian farm businesses, agricultural input suppliers and food processors.
I believe there will be difficulties this winter without action and, if there are those difficulties, the Chancellor will have my total support if he acted in the way I suggest and imposed an emergency impost upon the energy companies to claw back the money that we will have to give to people to help them see the winter in any form of warmth.
Today, McMahon is out in all weathers, checking over horses who have run the previous day despite a run-in with cancer and the impost of two tumors lodged in his bowel.
However, because of the significance of this discovery, Carpentaria has now purchased 100% rights to this tenement thereby removing this potential impost.
Travellers might also be tempted to book short-haul flights into centres such as Paris and then go long-haul from there to dodge the APD impost.