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surcharge

1. a charge in addition to the usual payment, tax, etc.
2. an excessive sum charged, esp when unlawful
3. Law the act or an instance of surcharging
4. an overprint that alters the face value of a postage stamp

surcharge

[′sər‚chärj]
(civil engineering)
The load supported above the level of the top of a retaining wall.

surcharge

The vertical load applied at the ground surface or above the level of the bottom of a footing.
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Since the consumers are already paying the surcharges , therefore the continuation would not increase consumer tariff from the current level however it would deprive them of a tariff reduction.
Earlier in March 2014, the government imposed surcharges despite the regulator determining an average reduction in tariffs of Rs2.
The three surcharges tariff rationalisation surcharge, financing cost surcharge and Neelum-Jhelum surcharge would not increase consumer tariff from the current level but would deprive them of a tariff reduction.
Earlier, the surcharges were levied in May 2015 which expired recently.
Because the rules differ by state and the card network imposes rules of its own, it is important to know those rules and follow them in order to add a surcharge to transactions.
These surcharges have not been slapped on consumers using units ranging between 200 and 300 per month, he said.
Some would say fuel, others would say security, but it is definitely surcharges that are the biggest problem.
The carrier's transatlantic fuel surcharges, for shipments from the US to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, will be reduced from USD1.
The ruling prohibits ``double-dipping,'' meaning that fuel costs can't be calculated into certain price hikes if the shipments already have other fuel surcharges.
There wouldn't be one trucking company alive today without fuel surcharges," asserts Jon Shevell, vice chairman of the Shevell Group, which operates New England Motor Freight, a Northeast regional LTL.
Aer Lingus said Friday it will add a fuel surcharge to flights to and from the US and Middle East of [euro]35 ($43.
It used to be that the surcharges changed from one installation to another," said Garth.