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levy

a. the act of imposing and collecting a tax, tariff, etc.
b. the money so raised
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And when she told of Levy, and dropped the pearl into Tefara's hand, even she was reconciled to the reality of her mother-in-law.
Health campaigners are calling on the government to introduce a calorie levy on processed foods.
IN A move that could have far-reaching consequences for the funding of British racing, the Levy Board has written to bookmakers in pursuit of money it may be owed in connection with cash-back concessions and which could have contributed to the sharp fall in levy yield.
The environmental levies for motor vehicle carbon emissions and plastic carrier bags are in addition to any customs or excise levy.
Courses that could lead to significant pay rises and higher productivity would be unlocked if money paid for the Apprenticeship Levy could also be used on other qualifications as part of a skills levy, said the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).
People are expected to pay more for food in March.While the Finance Ministry claims that the brand new levy on retail chains only had a minimal impact on the increase in prices, analysts from the Institute of Economic and Social Sciences (INESS) think tank do not share this opinion.
The Governments decision to reduce the ACC Work Levy will save New Zealand businesses $100 million over the next two years, say Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.
Gambling Authority chief executive officer, Mr Thuli Johnson has told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that while the authority had already started collecting the gambling levy from players in the gambling industry, a Fund Levy for holding the funds was yet to be established.
Boda boda riders in Bungoma have rejected a proposal to pay a Sh1,200 levy to the county government every year.
ABIA State Commissioner for Education, Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji, has threatened to deal with school heads caught collecting any form of illegal levy from pupils or students.
The bulk of the $1.084 million noted in the report appears to stem from borrowing money from one levy fund and depositing it another levy fund.
SPRINGFIELD - The City Council likely will ask voters to pay about 9.4 percent more toward Springfield's police and jail property tax levy to prevent layoffs, as the city grapples with rising expenses that have forced it to rely more on taxpayer support.