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Impost

1. See: Tax.

2. See: Tariff.
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4, 1788) (reporting petition of John Wilkinson complaining of the poor rates [property taxes] on his iron smelting business: "Buildings that are the necessary Instruments of his Trade, and which therefore, like the most ruinous of the Imposts of France, operate as a direct Tax upon Industry"); 27 Parliamentary Register, supra note 1, at 432-36 (Apr.
Investors are also tax and duty free importation of raw materials, capital equipment, machineries and spare parts, exemption from wharfage dues and export tax, impost or fees, exemption from payment of any and all local government imposts, fees, licenses or taxes.
13) Section 8 requires that all duties, imposts, and excises be uniform in rate throughout the United States.
It asks for reassurance that there will be no rise in local business rates through removal of the cap that pegs rates to inflation, environmental imposts such as the landfill tax and aggregates levy and transport taxes such as fuel duty and air passenger duty.
Another trick some advocates of global taxation are suggesting is that new global taxes be "revenue neutral" -- that is, that national taxes be lowered to accommodate new global imposts, so that taxpayers will not at first feel the additional pain of new tax obligations.
And since these items were either tax-free or have already been subjected to other government imposts, revenues would not increase, the groups said.
We recognise the financial pressures now being experienced by the community and imposts on the cost of living of local ratepayers.
It may be tempting fate, but tax advisers Ernst & Young have been looking through the history books for some old imposts that the Chancellor could recycle.
Nor will the global taxation bandwagon stop with specialized imposts on currency traders and environmental polluters.
Unless the full price is prominently displayed the consumer may well be attracted to a transaction which he or she would not otherwise have found to be appealing and grudgingly pay the additional imposts rather than go to the trouble of withdrawing from the transaction and looking elsewhere.