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a compulsory contribution, usually of money, that is required for the support of a government

something carried physically

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money collected under a tariff

the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs

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2 Documentary History, supra note 1, at 598 (reproducing a proposed amendment that "no taxes, except imposts and duties upon goods imported and exported, and postage on letters shall be levied by the authority of Congress").
69) Imposts were taxes that could be collected without interfering with the internal police of the states.
Together those imposts will harvest an extra pounds 1.
The GMB said the UK could not rely on trade deals with the United States post-Brexit either as President Donald Trump has chosen a protectionist stance, already imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imposts in order to protect American jobs.
A 5-percent income tax on gross income in lieu of all other national and local taxes, license fees, imposts and assessments, except real-estate taxes and such fees, may be imposed by Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority after the ITH.
The Department of Finance sees on-schedule implementation by January next year of the first package of the comprehensive tax reform program that will slash personal income tax rates and raise imposts on consumption after the Senate version was filed last Wednesday.
Nationalizing the state imposts was also the key economic necessity for the Constitution as a whole.
To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States";
The Constitution's Taxation Clause empowers Congress to "lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises.
It partially reads, "The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States .
Similar imposts exist for all consumers, irrespective of which utility company they use.
This is not to urge increased legislative resort to criteria preferring substance over form, with the attendant temptation to impose what constitutional doctrine would stigmatise as arbitrary imposts.
Next, in accordance with the Constitution, Congress passed laws giving the national government the power to collect revenue through imposts and duties on imported goods.