Definitions

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  • n. All matters concerning taxation

Etymologies

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Recorded since 1854, cognate with Dutch fiscaliteit and (derived from?) older French fiscalité, all from Latin fiscalis ("fiscal"), itself from fiscus ("imperial treasury") + -alis ("-al").

Examples

  • When Thomas found, as he did shortly, that he had bought five thousand dollars 'worth of moonshine, and had no title to it, he honestly informed his landlord of the state of his "fiscality," and that worthy kindly consented to take a new buggy, at half price, in payment of the old balance.

    The flush times of Alabama and Mississippi : a series of sketches,

  • So says a commentary, published on Thursday in the journal Nature as part of a widening debate among doctors and policymakers about food fiscality and health.

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  • So says a commentary, published today in the journal Nature as part of a widening debate among doctors and policymakers about food fiscality and health.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Gourmandise offers great resources to fiscality, for it increases customs, imports, etc.

    The Physiology of Taste

  • Colleges do not reap steady alumni fiscality from future poet laureates who publish ethereal odes in obscure, overpriced literacy journals

    PopMatters

  • "Modern fiscality, whose pivot is formed by taxes on the most necessary means of subsistence (thereby increasing their price), thus contains within itself the germ of automatic progression.

    ANC Today

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