excise duties


excise duties

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  • Excise — or Excise tax (sometimes called an excise duty), is a type of tax charged on goods produced within the country (as opposed to customs duties, charged on goods from outside the country).Typical examples of excise duties are taxes on tobacco,… …   Wikipedia

  • Excise tax in the United States — Excise tax, sometimes called an excise duty, is a type of tax. In the United States, the term excise means: (A) any tax other than a property tax or capitation (i.e., an indirect tax, or excise, in the constitutional law sense), or (B) a tax that …   Wikipedia

  • Excise — Ex*cise , n. [Apparently fr. L. excisum cut off, fr. excidere to cut out or off; ex out, off + caedere to cut; or, as the word was formerly written accise, fr. F. accise, LL. accisia, as if fr. L. accidere, accisum, to cut into; ad + caedere to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excise — excises, excising, excised (The noun is pronounced [[t]e̱ksaɪz[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪksa͟ɪz[/t]].) 1) N VAR: usu N n Excise is a tax that the government of a country puts on particular goods, such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks,… …   English dictionary

  • excise — I. noun /ˈɛksaɪz / (say eksuyz), /ˈɛksaɪs / (say eksuys) 1. a tax or duty on certain commodities, as spirits, tobacco, etc., levied on their manufacture, sale, or consumption within a country. 2. a tax levied for a licence to carry on certain… …   Australian English dictionary

  • duties, imposts and excises — Words which are often used comprehensively and cover customs and excise duties imposed on importation, consumption, manufacture, and sale of certain commodities, privileges, particular business transactions, vocations, occupations, and the like,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • excise — ex·cise / ek ˌsīz, ˌsīs/ n 1: a tax levied on the manufacture, sale, or consumption of a commodity compare income tax, property tax 2: any of various taxes on privileges often assessed in the form of a license or other fee see also …   Law dictionary

  • excise — 1. noun /ˈɛkˌsaɪz/ A tax charged on goods produced within the country (as opposed to customs duties, charged on goods from outside the country). A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but… …   Wiktionary

  • excise tax — A tax which does not fall within the classification of a poll tax or a property tax, and embraces every form of tax burdens not laid directly upon persons or property. Idaho Gold Dredging Co. v Balderston, 58 Idaho 692, 78 P2d 105. A tax imposed… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • excise goods — Goods, other than chewing tobacco, which are chargeable with a duty of excise by or under the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979; the Hydrocarbon Oils Duties Act 1979 or the Tobacco Products Act 1979. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary …   Financial and business terms