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Tariff

The list of items upon which a duty is imposed when they are imported into the United States, together with the rates at which such articles are taxed.

The term tariff is also used in reference to the actual custom or duty payable on such items.

Cross-references

Customs Duties; Import Quotas.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

tariff

the level of punishment imposed or recommended for a criminal offence.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

TARIFF. Customs, duties, toll. or tribute payable upon merchandise to the general government is called tariff; the rate of customs, &c. also bears this name and the list of articles liable to duties is also called the tariff.
     2. For the tariff of duties imposed on the importation of foreign merchandise into the United States.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Chairman BOI confirmed the Turkish delegation that the customs tarrifs would be reduced in the budget of 2012-13 and it would continue to be reduced in the coming years gradually.
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Algiers and the EU had plans to scrap tarrifs on goods travelling between the two markets begining in 2017, but Algeria hoped to push back the start date to 2020, hoping the extra time would help ease concern among its domestic producers.
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The company even has the funding in place to offer PV systems for free, with the costs being absorbed via feed in tarrifs.
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Beijing accuses the Union of imposing illegal taxes on Chinese shoes, whereas the 27-member bloc argues its tarrifs, imposed in 2006 and extended in December 2009, are a legitimate measure against unfair trade.