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Impost

1. See: Tax.

2. See: Tariff.
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collecting Taxes duties imposts, naturalization of Foreigners [etc.
Nationalizing the state imposts was called a "regulation of commerce," but it was also a tax program, adequately authorized by clause 1, which gives Congress the power to tax.
Constitution authorizes Congress to lay and collect an impost duty, but it is granted as a tax power for the sole purpose of revenue--a power in its nature essentially different from that of imposing protective or prohibitory duties" [emphasis added].
6) The impost from the main portal, showing in two episodes the rector hearing complaints in court [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED], has been reinstalled on the staircase in the inner courtyard, together with the console showing Iustitia seated above two lions and holding a fragmentary scroll with the text, which was recorded in full by De Diversis [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].
As a result the individual imposts and assessments upon the subjects) agricultural labourers, farmers and all other tax payers increase.
They stated this quite specifically, in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, which states: "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises.
13) Section 8 requires that all duties, imposts, and excises be uniform in rate throughout the United States.
Within less than two weeks of the presentation of the federal budgets the rates of various imposts were raised.
Taxation reorganisation and cuts to social security would ensure that government imposts would no longer cheat the middle and upper classes of the full income produced by their bleary-eyed toil.
Both the federal government and the states rely on imposts - fees and taxes - on users to fund highway programs.
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.
Constitution states, "The Congress shall have the power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States.