VAT


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VAT

abbreviation for VALUE ADDED TAX.
References in classic literature ?
To escape the vats I would stop at nothing steal the widow's mite, the orphan's crust, and pennies from a dead man's eyes.
Be afraid only of the salt vats and the things men may do with your pretty flesh after you are dead.
stronger as der ox, k-vicker as der tiger-cat, der head cooler as der ice-box, der eyes vat see eferytings, k-vick, just like dat.
Az vor ow I com'd ere," replied the figure, "dat iz none of your pizzness; and as vor vat I be talking apout, I be talk apout vat I tink proper; and as vor who I be, vy dat is de very ting I com'd here for to let you zee for yourzelf.
ejaculated the thing, "vy vat a low bred buppy you mos pe vor to ask a gentleman und an angel apout his pizziness
He merely re-wired his vat and went on electroplating.
I can but tell you vat the whole vorld knows, mister.
The carcass hog was scooped out of the vat by machinery, and then it fell to the second floor, passing on the way through a wonderful machine with numerous scrapers, which adjusted themselves to the size and shape of the animal, and sent it out at the other end with nearly all of its bristles removed.
One might go down to this floor and see the pickling rooms, where the hams were put into vats, and the great smoke rooms, with their airtight iron doors.
Professor Maxon looked up from his vigil by the vat, eyeing von Horn closely.
Away with vats and tan-bark and vile-smelling cowhides
The alternative is to use an apportionment method, which allows practice owners to calculate how much VAT is due after the sale.