Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An amount measured in gallons.

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  • n. An amount of liquid measured in gallons

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Amount or capacity stated or reckoned in gallons: as, the gallonage of a tank, or the gallonage of an oil-well during the period named.

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Examples

  • The court said Massachusetts lawmakers went out of their way to protect Bay State wineries by choosing an artificially low "gallonage" and by exempting fruit wines - because one Massachusetts winery might have been forced to comply with the law otherwise - and that violates the constitutional ban on interference with interstate commerce:

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  • And it argues that imposing a gallonage excise tax -- as opposed to the percent of purchase excise tax now to purchase price -- is regressive, raising taxes more for those who buy cheap liquor than for those who buy the expensive stuff.

    Beer and wine wholesaler analysis shows spirits excise tax hike under McDonnell ABC plan

  • His plan calls for replacing the 18-percent so-called Johnstown flood tax with a controversial "gallonage" tax based on volume and alcohol content.

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  • Spirits Wholesalers Association, testifies against raising liquor gallonage taxes during a meeting Friday before the House Taxation Committee.

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  • Spirits, asks the House Taxation Committee on Friday to reject a bill that would double gallonage taxes on alcoholic beverages.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • Liquor industry representatives didn't disagree with the need for more funding, but said increasing gallonage taxes would hurt liquor stores and send many Kansans to buy in Missouri which has lower taxes.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • House Bill 2593 would double gallonage taxes, raising $22 million per year, which would be divided between helping community mental health services and providing in-home care for Kansans with severe developmental disabilities.

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  • I'm wondering, when I look back I see unit volume and gallonage in line in the first quarter, in line in the second quarter and then that up seven versus up five here in the third quarter and yet they're described as year-to-date in line.

    Coca-Cola Co. CEO Discusses Q3 2010 Results Earnings Call Transcript -- Seeking Alpha

  • And I hear you Gary on unit volume and gallonage in line are roughly in line fourth quarter.

    Coca-Cola Co. CEO Discusses Q3 2010 Results Earnings Call Transcript -- Seeking Alpha

  • All chapter 166 and 151 bonds are secured by a pledge of the state's liquor profits, net of all operating costs of the division of liquor control and revenues from the $3.38 gallonage fee that is deposited directly to the state's general revenue fund.

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