tax hike


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Synonyms for tax hike

the amount by which taxes are increased

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The sales tax hike proposal has now led Abe to call for the early election, as he wants to boost support for delaying the sales tax hike decision and to add the much-needed momentum for his Abenomics growth strategy.
The sales tax hike bill was enacted in August after Noda promised major opposition party leaders that he would go to the people "sometime soon" in exchange for obtaining their support to secure passage of the legislation.
But the provisional tax hike, which could raise corporate and individual income taxes, is likely to face criticism from within the ruling coalition for increasing the burden on taxpayers instead of additional asset sales or spending cuts.
A "yes" vote is for striking the $1 per pack cigarette tax hike and therefore against the tax.
Fukushima Prefecture will need Katayama's approval before putting the tax hike into effect.
The Edison Electric Institute's (EEI's) Senior Vice President Brian Wolff made clear that the new nonpartisan report echoes what has been said by tens of thousands of seniors and other hardworking Americans who have called on Congress - through the Defend My Dividend campaign - to stop a dividend tax hike for all Americans.
Katsu, with extensive ties with both ruling and opposition lawmakers, has served Finance Minister Jun Azumi and his predecessor Yoshihiko Noda, the current prime minister, and oversaw the drafting of legislation for the consumption tax hike as well as a temporary tax hike to cover the costs of reconstruction in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
In fact, state Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata, D-Oakland, became the first Democratic leader in two years to call for tax hikes when he said Tuesday that he would favor raising taxes to pay for an increase in education spending.
Supermarkets and convenience stores have responded differently to the tax hike.
In addition, the prefectural government's way of deciding the planned tax hike is problematic given that the sole payer, Tokyo Electric Power Co.
As of Wednesday, 55 from the lower and upper houses of the chamber had tendered their resignations to the DPJ, triggered by the lower house's approval of a sales tax hike bill on June 26.
After Americans for Tax Reform called on Pendergraph to clarify his stance, his true tax hike intentions became crystal clear.
By our count, the mayor and the council, between them, have identified funding for 674 cops - more than half as many as Hahn promised if he got his tax hike.
Japan's two largest beer makers, said Monday they will raise the prices of their ''happoshu'' low-malt beers from May 1, passing on a tax hike on the beverage.