capital levy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capital levy a tax on capital or property
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Usage

In literature:

General von der Goltz, appointed by the Kaiser military governor of Belgium, levied a war tax of $40,000,000 on the capture of the capital.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
He imposed levies on the capital value of all personal and moveable goods.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The tax suggested would be levied on the excessive profits distributed in respect of the capital embarked in businesses of every kind.
"Rebuilding Britain" by Alfred Hopkinson
Upon these respective sums of schedule capital all direct taxation was levied.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1" by Various
Then the House turned to the discussion of the levy on capital.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, February 25th, 1920" by Various
I do not rule the Capital Levy out as impracticable by any means, but as a taxation expedient I cannot be enthusiastic about it.
"Essays in Liberalism" by Various
Bonaparte levied contributions on all the capitals he conquered, and here he deposited his ill-gotten spoils.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
The Starry Flag was a capital boat, but Levi had long been beset by an ambition to sail something larger.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
In company with Joseph, I drove into town, on my way to the capital, when Annette called to me from the warehouse of Edward Levi.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
But the main sources upon which the Finance Minister is going to rely are two: a levy on capital and a tax on sales.
"The New Germany" by George Young
The tax which capital levies upon labor is not the amount which capital takes for itself, but the amount which it prevents labor from producing.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society" by Upton Sinclair
Capitation taxes are levied at little expense; and, where they are rigorously exacted, afford a very sure revenue to the state.
"An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" by Adam Smith
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In news:

Baldwin school district's published budget has maxed out capital outlay mill levy but could change.
With a Business Improvement District, or BID, the area also could levy a special assessment on property owners to fund, for example, maintenance of capital purchased with CID money.
Parks and recreation opportunities would expand in Powell if voters approve a capital-improvements levy headed for the Nov 6 ballot.
So far, 4,883 votes in the district were counted, of which 2,916 voted to approve and 1,967 voted to reject the district's capital projects levy.
A variety of capital-improvements projects will be completed around the city of Powell if voters approve a levy set to appear on the Nov 6 ballot.
A tax of 1.5 mills is levied on all Florida residents for the purposes of capital expenses for public schools.
The new levies, which take effect in January, include an increase in the payroll tax on wages and a tax on investment income, including interest, dividends and capital gains.
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