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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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The issue here is whether these higher imposts will yield as much extra revenue as the Scottish Government hopes.
The proposed Constitution gave the Congress the power to lay imposts with a uniform tax rate along the entire coast, and prohibited the states including New York from imposing their own imposts.
(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.
This is not to urge increased legislative resort to criteria of substance over legal form, with the attendant temptation to impose arbitrary imposts. But it is to urge legislative vigilance in measuring the policy ends sought by proposed measures against the selection of particular legal criteria to achieve them.
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.
Panneerselvam did not propose any fresh imposts for the next fiscal.
The absence of India from the 2014 calendar and Ecclestone's comment that the reasons were "political" had sparked speculation that teams were no longer willing to visit a venue that places high duty imposts on the importation of the vast amounts of F1 equipment.
(1.) Note: Article I, Section 8, clause 1 reads, "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States."
That section reads, "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises." The court found that Murphy's award didn't fall under limitations on that power and therefore could be taxed.
According to the EEF report, companies will pay an additional pounds 2.2 billion in corporation tax and an additional pounds 5.5 billion in other imposts in 2005/6.
of the United States to acquire new territory does not depend upon any specific grant in the Constitution to do so, but flows from its sovereignty over foreign commerce, war, treaties, and imposts." (231) By the twentieth century, the Supreme Court decided that the enumerated powers doctrine applied only to internal affairs.
The taxes, imposts, levies and duties raised against the people of the sovereign nation may be so raised only by the leaders of the state, and by no other body.
Handicappers have the flexibility to impose variable imposts, according to the merit of the relevant performance.