octroi

NOUN
  1. a tax on various goods brought into a town
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How To Use octroi In A Sentence

  • This shows in the high levels of excise duty, sales tax and octroi levied on paints by central, state and local governments.
  • One short answer: every single person in this city pays sales tax and octroi every time they buy anything at all.
  • Once on the road again we passed Montelimar -- "_le pays du nougât et de M. l'ex-President Loubet, _" we were told by the _octroi_ official who held us up at the barrier of this self-sufficient, dead-and-alive, pompous little town. The Automobilist Abroad
  • They were at once presented with; the stamp-duty, registration, the lottery, the droits reunis, the tax on cards, and the 'octroi'. Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon
  • It was later found that the proposal would merely save the Parwanoo-based industrialists their octroi duty at the state's barrier.
  • These market dues still survive in the "octroi" collected at the gates of some European cities. Early European History
  • The circumvented brokers and weighmen envisioned the declining fruit trade would also be reflected in diminishing Peshawar municipal octroi receipts. Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier
  • Other indirect taxes were the ferme de l'equivalent and various municipal octrois.
  • Feng applied for control of the octroi levied on goods entering Beijing.
  • For, while the pressure _per capita_ of the octroi is much greater than it was in 1870, the actual receipts from the _octroi_ were less with a population of France and the Republic A Record of Things Seen and Learned in the French Provinces During the 'Centennial' Year 1889
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