cess

  

Definition

Alternative term for a tax. The term is still frequently used in a few countries including Britain, Ireland, to indicate a local tax, Scotland, to indicate a land tax, and India, applied as a suffix to a indicate a category of tax such as ‘property-cess'.

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  • This property-cess we owe to the government seems like it get's bigger and bigger every year that we live in this house!

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  • A British cess will never be levied in the United States ever again, as it did before the American Revolution time period.

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  • You need to make sure that you are charging the correct cess so that you are paying the right amount to the government.

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