excise tax

noun

Definition of excise tax

  1. :  a tax on certain things that are made, sold, or used within a country :  excise

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  an internal tax levied on the manufacture, sale, or consumption of a commodity

    :  any of various taxes on privileges often assessed in the form of a license or fee

  1. :  to impose an excise on

  1. :  to remove by or as if by excision

  1. :  a charge usually of money imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes

    :  a sum levied on members of an organization to defray expenses

    :  a heavy demand

  1. :  to levy a tax on

    :  to make onerous and rigorous demands on

    :  charge, accuse


Law Dictionary

excise tax

noun

Legal Definition of excise tax

  1. :  excise


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