In inland duty or impost operating as an indirect tax on the consumer, levied upon certain specified articles, as, tobacco, ale, spirits, etc., grown or manufactured in the country. It is also levied to pursue certain trades and deal in certain commodities. Certain direct taxes (as, in England, those on carriages, servants, plate, armorial bearings, etc.), are included in the excise. Often used adjectively; as, excise duties; excise law; excise system.
That department or bureau of the public service charged with the collection of the excise taxes.
To lay or impose an excise upon.
To impose upon; to overcharge.
A tax upon certain products, such as leather goods or jewelry.
a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
levy an excise tax on
a fee levied in exchange for certain government services
an indirect tax or duty levied on items within a country
a specific tax imposed upon domestically produced goods
a tax imposed upon the domestic production of a specified product
a tax laid on revenue taxable activities, events or privileges
a tax on any step in the production, manufacture, distribution or sale of goods
a tax on certain types of products, such as cigarettes and gasoline
a type of ad valorem tax that is imposed at the time of a purchase or sale transaction (sales tax or value added tax (VAT)) or in connection with importation across a political border (tariffs)
A tax levied internally upon some phase of the production process.
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.
A tax on certain goods produced within national boundaries, as opposed to ‘duty', which is generally a tax on imported goods.
comes from the Middle Dutch excijs or exziis, meaning a duty charged on domestically produced goods, especially alcohol.
tax on the production, sale, or consumption of a commodity or on the use of a service within a country
Taxes on the manufacture, sale, or use of goods and items.
Excise, 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 is simply called an excise in the language of the statute imposing that tax (an excise in the statutory law sense, sometimes called a miscellaneous excise). An excise under definition (A) is not necessarily the same an an excise under definition (B).