excise tax
Any of various taxes levied on the production or sale of certain goods, especially on luxuries, tobacco, alcohol etc.
See Also: exciseman

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  • excise tax — n: excise Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Excise Tax — L’Excise Tax est un impôt indirect créé au Royaume Uni, créé lors de la Première Révolution anglaise, appelé aussi « droit de timbre », qui s’est décliné pour de très nombreux produits, en particulier à l’importation. Sa perception… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • excise tax — Federal or state tax placed on the sale or manufacture of a commodity, typically a luxury item e.g., alcohol. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * excise tax excise tax ➔ tax1 * * * excise tax UK US noun [C or U] US TAX ► EXCISE DUTY(Cf. ↑ …   Financial and business terms

  • Excise Tax — 1. An indirect tax charged on the sale of a particular good. 2. A penalty tax applied to ineligible transactions in retirement accounts. This penalty is assessed by and paid to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 1. Excise taxes are considered an …   Investment dictionary

  • excise tax — A tax which does not fall within the classification of a poll tax or a property tax, and embraces every form of tax burdens not laid directly upon persons or property. Idaho Gold Dredging Co. v Balderston, 58 Idaho 692, 78 P2d 105. A tax imposed… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • excise tax — noun a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑excise • Derivationally related forms: ↑excise (for: ↑excise) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • excise tax — A tax imposed on the performance of an act, the engaging in an occupation, or the enjoyment of a privilege. Rapa v. Haines, Ohio Com.Pl., 101 N.E.2d 733, 735. A tax on the manufacture, sale, or use of goods or on the carrying on of an occupation… …   Black's law dictionary

  • excise tax — A tax imposed on the performance of an act, the engaging in an occupation, or the enjoyment of a privilege. Rapa v. Haines, Ohio Com.Pl., 101 N.E.2d 733, 735. A tax on the manufacture, sale, or use of goods or on the carrying on of an occupation… …   Black's law dictionary

  • excise tax —    Auhau helu waiwai …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Excise tax in the United States — Excise tax, sometimes called an excise duty, is a type of tax. In the United States, the term excise means: (A) any tax other than a property tax or capitation (i.e., an indirect tax, or excise, in the constitutional law sense), or (B) a tax that …   Wikipedia

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