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Excise

A tax imposed on the performance of an act, the engaging in an occupation, or the enjoyment of a privilege. A tax on the manufacture, sale, or use of goods or on the carrying on of an occupation or activity, or a tax on the transfer of property. In current usage the term has been extended to include various license fees and practically every internal revenue tax except the Income Tax (e.g., federal alcohol and tobacco excise taxes).

excise

n. a tax upon manufacture, sale, or for a business license or charter, as distinguished from a tax on real property, income or estates. Sometimes it is redundantly called an excise tax. (See: tax)

excise

noun assessment, capitation, charge, custom, demand, duty, exaction, exactment, fee, imposition, levy, liability, obligation, tariff, tax, taxation, toll
Associated concepts: direct tax, excise tax, fee, gift tax, license tax, privilege tax

excise

(Cut away), verb abscind, clip, cut, cut out, deduct, delete, detruncate, diminish, disjoin, dissever, eradicate, expunge, expurgate, extract, pare, pluck out, remove, separate, sever, subduct, subtract, take away, take out, tear out, thin, truncate, weed, withdraw

excise

(Levy a tax), verb appraise, assess, charge, charge duty, claim, collect, compel payment, demand, demand payment, demand toll, enforce payment, exact, force payment, impose a duty on, impost, lay a duty on, lay claim to, levy, levy an excise on, oblige, raise, require a tax, requisition, take, tax
Associated concepts: direct tax, franchise tax, gift tax, indiiect tax, privilege tax, succession tax
See also: assess, bowdlerize, cancel, delete, diminish, duty, expunge, imposition, levy, redact, reject, tariff, tax, toll

excise

originally taxes charged on the retail sale within the UK of commodities such as beer, wines and spirits. Nowadays, however, licences (e.g. permitting the use of a gun or dealing in game) are classified as excise. One of the most commonly prosecuted excise offences is contravention of the legislation which requires motorists to display a vehicle excise licence, known colloquially as a tax disc.
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Dick Kocak and Ruth Hoffman will head KPMG's Excise Tax practice, part of the firm's Washington National Tax (WNT) practice.
The repeal of the federal excise tax could potentially call into question local excise taxes on telecommunications.
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