Local Rate

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.
Mr Chand recalled that in June this year local rate was under cost by Rs2,000 per tola than Dubai price.
Due to this drop in international market, the local rate of gold also plummeted by Rs200 per tola to settle at 50,550.
NHS England has con-firmed to the panel that Prospect Surgery's telephone number will change to a local rate number from August 2014.
At that point, the 75 basis point higher local rate was defendable given that historically, local interest rates are slightly higher than in SA to ensure adequate liquidity in the banking system.
The company said that the app, which facilitates low cost calling for international calls between over 50 countries, works by intercepting any international number which is dialled on the handset's keypad and forwarding it over a local rate call to the Rebtel network, from where it is forwarded over the Rebtel VoIP network to the destination country.
No obligations, no strings attached, just a copy of the magazine the players read, all for the price of a simple local rate phone call.
By this, traveling customers can access high-speed Internet, emails, BlackBerry, MMS, Zain Create and other data services at the local rate of the country they are in.
We already pay council tax, so why can't we have a local rate number.
Callers to the 0845 075 5005 local rate number are automatically diverted to their nearest Shelter office.
And the local rate in May was just under the Oregon rate, 5.
The low local rate is not surprising, considering that housing prices are at or near record levels in many communities in the area.
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