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Synonyms for impost

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

something carried physically

Synonyms for impost

money collected under a tariff

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


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22) This piece turns Beard upside-down: the Federalist victors in New York are the heroes of the story and the fight over the impost is the primary economic driver behind the debates.
Mangioni (2016) highlights that this dual impost is outdated, with recurrent land tax divested to local government as the sole collector and administrator in the United States, Canada and New Zealand.
5) This Article focuses on six technical terms the Constitution uses in defining Congress's financial powers: (1) duties, (2) excises, (3) imposts, (4) tonnage, (5) taxes, and (6) direct taxes.
The new Congress used that document's grant of taxing powers to pass something akin to the impost that Morris had tried and failed to get earlier in the decade.
The purported tax is thereby converted to an impost which is made payable regardless of whether the circumstances of the case satisfy the criteria relied upon for characterization of the impost as a tax and for characterization of the law which imposes it as a law with respect to taxation.
The dispute over how to collect the continental impost ultimately
This increased the average carbon tax impost to Aussie households and negative the over compensation.
Denise Montgomery, research director of financial services technology at Ovum, says: "Slowing economies, market uncertainty, cost pressure, regulatory impost, squeezed margins, and the search for increased productivity, have become a global backdrop for retail banking.
The restrictions to moorings have been an ever increasing impost as development in racing yacht design means deeper drafts for smaller boats.
It is pertinent to mention here that the overall impost from the country during the fiscal year 2011-12 increased by 11.
He admitted the libel case had been a major impost on his life, and added he had to fight hard to restore his tarnished reputation, as according to him, match fixing were some of the "dirtiest words in sport".
Riyadh, Safar 24, 1433, Jan 18, 2012, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior has recently been informed of unknown people impost themselves as bankers who want to help citizens as well as expatriates, by updating their banking accounts details before taking advantage of the disclosure of their secret PIN numbers-related to banking phone or ATM cards.
We expect TCNZ's new financial profile to be commensurate with its changed operating profile that now reflects an overall weakened business model, though counter-balanced to an extent, by a now significantly reduced regulatory impost which had been clouding TCNZ's credit profile," Moody's analyst Ian Lewis said.
As Parliament prepares to vote on carbon legislation, Gujarat has revealed hopes of keeping the carbon tax impost below $3/mt.
Enerji's offering is very attractive economically in the complete absence of green energy government subsidies and/or taxes on carbon dioxide emissions, however, the added Federal Government impost on carbon dioxide emissions makes Enerji's solution critical to large emitters of CO2.