excise tax - Business Definition
excise tax - Cultural Definition
A tax, similar to a sales tax, imposed on some goods, especially luxuries and cars.
excise tax - Investment & Finance Definition
Variant of excise
- a tax or duty on the manufacture, sale, or consumption of various commodities within a country, as liquor, tobacco, etc.also excise tax
- a fee paid for a license to carry on certain occupations, sports, etc.
Origin: altered (after excise) ; from earlier accise ; from Middle Dutch accijs, earlier assijs ; from Old French assise: see assize
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