Local Rate

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Local Rate

A tax rate assessed by a local government, as opposed to the national or regional government. There may be limits on how high the local rate is permitted to be. Local taxes are used to pay for municipal functions such as schools, police and roads.
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Thanks to this Gascon toilet, I could hope that the lady would not take me for the local rate collector; but now when my thoughts travel back to that episode of my youth, I sometimes laugh at my own expense.
MAXROAM customers automatically connect to these local network partners as they travel, and inevitably enjoy faster, more reliable data speeds and competitive local rates for voice, text and data services.
Vodafone Passport Pack customers can now roam in 45 countries for charges as low as local rates, it was announced yesterday.
The rates of Indian stuff are cheaper against the local rates which would push down the demand for the local cotton he added.
We provide a brief update on our CBR views with a focus on the implications for local rates.
It provides us with some room to manoeuvre as far as local rates are concerned.
Zain's One Network allows Zain customers in Bahrain as well as in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Sudan and other African countries to make calls and send messages at local rates, top up with local recharge vouchers and access home network services for free, a statement said.
Come on Libs and Tories, get this number sorted out and charge people local rates only.
Those areas that have prioritised teenage pregnancy and ensured strong delivery of local strategies have seen reductions in their local rates of over 30%.
States will offer online databases to check their simplified state and local rates, and provide united management for all state and local taxes.
The number is 0845 6030809, and charged at local rates
This new idea is no more than a poor rehash of a policy that failed in the 1980s when business learnt the hard way that local rates lead to bitter disputes between firms and local authorities.
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