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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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national impost under the Articles of Confederation, has almost entirely
If New York City split off to rejoin the Union, as was plausible, Albany would have been a small and land-locked country that would have had to pay a New York City impost to import and export goods.
Australian Bankers' Association chief executive Steven Munchenberg conceded that the costs could be passed on, but said the extra impost, "while significant for ASIC ...
This section addresses the evolution of land tax in Australia and the diverging rationale between its impost as a capacity-to-pay versus a benefits-received tax.
From the depths of 2-2, Swansea were rescued by Llangwm impost Steve Inward, five sixes and four boundaries in 71, along with Mark Payne whose unbeaten 60 contained five fours.
Without certain revenues, the national government could not be a credible borrower, so Morris asked Congress to impose a 5 % tax, called an impost, on imports to the United States.
Duty is likely to be slashed on locally assembled heavy motor cycle while it is likely to be jacked up on the impost of spare parts of motor cycles ranging between 70 to 100 CC and their prices will escalate in the aftermath of increase in duty.
For an impost to satisfy the description of a tax it must be possible to differentiate it from an arbitrary exaction and this can only be done by reference to the criteria by which liability to pay the tax is imposed.
The EBF Final is another top-class handicap and despite the impost of 11st 10lbs David Pipe's Knight Of Noir (2.05) must go close.
Baghdad (NINA) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki stressed that, "The State in the one responsible for enforcing the law." Responding to a question by media people over what some cafes in Baghdad been subjected to in pretext that they overstepping public morals, he said, "The State is the one responsible for enforcing the law and deal with such trespassing over public morals, if they occur." He added that the state is not lenience with militias or gangs who trespass the freedom of people and impost their rotten values on others under various pretexts.
Congress should have authority to establish an impost. Yet when it came
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.
Race Director Tony Evans has worked tirelessly on the mooring strategy for several months and this news is just reward for effort." The restrictions to moorings have been an ever increasing impost as development in racing yacht design means deeper drafts for smaller boats.