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  • 21ad valorem tax — noun a tax levied on the difference between a commodity s price before taxes and its cost of production • Syn: ↑VAT, ↑value added tax • Hypernyms: ↑excise, ↑excise tax * * * a tax levied according to the value of the property, merchandise, etc.,… …

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  • 22value-added tax — noun a tax levied on the difference between a commodity s price before taxes and its cost of production • Syn: ↑VAT, ↑ad valorem tax • Hypernyms: ↑excise, ↑excise tax * * * noun [noncount] : a tax that is added to products at each stage of their… …

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  • 23value–added tax — value–ad·ded tax n: a tax levied at each addition of value in the processing of a raw material, the performance of a service, or the production and distribution of a commodity with each payer except the consumer reimbursed from payment at the… …

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  • 24indirect tax — in′direct tax′ n. bus a tax levied on a commodity that is paid by the consumer as part of the market price • Etymology: 1795–1805 …

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  • 25single tax — noun a system of taxation in which a tax is levied on a single commodity (usually land) • Hypernyms: ↑tax, ↑taxation, ↑revenue enhancement …

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  • 26value-added tax — noun Date: 1935 an incremental excise that is levied on the value added at each stage of the processing of a raw material or the production and distribution of a commodity and that typically has the impact of a sales tax on the ultimate consumer …

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  • 27selective sales tax — A sales tax confined to a particular commodity or a limited number of commodities, such as taxes upon sales of intoxicating liquors, cigarettes, gasoline, and other petroleum products. 47 Am J1st Sales T § 1 …

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  • 28COUNCILS OF THE LANDS — COUNCILS OF THE LANDS, the central institutions of Jewish self government in Poland and Lithuania from the middle of the 16th century until 1764. The bodies in question were the Council of the Four Lands (Heb. וַעַד אַרְבַּע אֲךָצוֹת) or  … …

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  • 29Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States — United States non medical cannabis decriminalization laws (as of January 2009) Note: Federal law bans all forms of cannabis and THC as a schedule I drug, as per the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 …

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  • 30Decriminalization of non-medical marijuana in the United States — [ ] ColoradoIn Colorado, Amendment 44 would have legalized possession of 28.45 grams or less by adults age 21 and older, but the amendment was rejected by 60 40 percent. [cite web|url=http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2006/pages/results/states/CO/I/04/|… …

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  • 31Suzuki Alto — Manufacturer Suzuki Also called Suzuki Mehran Suzuki Hatch Maruti 800 Maruti Alto Daewoo Tico …

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  • 32Gabelle — ♦ Tax on salt a commodity which could only be bought at royal (in Normandy, ducal) depots. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 222) …

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  • 33Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 34Exchange-traded fund — An exchange traded fund (ETF) is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much like stocks.[1] An ETF holds assets such as stocks, commodities, or bonds, and trades close to its net asset value over the course of the trading day. Most ETFs… …

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  • 35Financial history of the Dutch Republic — describes the history of the interrelated development of financial institutions in the Dutch Republic. The rapid economic development of the country after the Dutch Revolt in the years 1585 1620, described in Economic History of the Netherlands… …

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  • 36china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 37China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 38Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 39Exchange-traded note — An exchange traded note (or ETN) is a senior, unsecured, unsubordinated debt security issued by an underwriting bank. Similar to other debt securities, ETNs have a maturity date and are backed only by the credit of the issuer. ETNs are designed… …

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  • 40international trade — Introduction       economic transactions that are made between countries. Among the items commonly traded are consumer goods, such as television sets and clothing; capital goods, such as machinery; and raw materials and food. Other transactions… …

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