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  • adj. Relating to a flat rate; with the same amount of money required of everyone


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  • He proposes a 9% flat-rate personal income tax with no deductions except for donations to charity; a 9% flat-rate tax on net business profits; and a new 9% national tax on retail sales.

    Cain's Stimulating '9-9-9' Tax Reform

  • German brothels appear to be industry leaders in using marketing to counter the recession -- offering flat-rate fees, shuttle buses, and discounts for cabbies and seniors, the Independent reports.

    Does Al Gore know about this?

  • Mr. Gingrich's approach is similar in broad strokes to the "9-9-9" plan—a 9% tax on consumer purchases, a 9% business tax and a 9% flat-rate income tax—that former business executive Herman Cain proposed while in the GOP race.

    Tax Plans Duel for Primacy in GOP

  • That logbook is kept for all foreign packages, as Correos de México treats them all as a sort of registered mail (and has you sign a receipt showing you picked it up), whether duty is owed or not, particularly the USPS International Priority Mail flat-rate envelopes and boxes.

    USPS Priority mail flat/ rate packages

  • Future investment income and capital gains will be taxed at a rate of 26.375 percent, in line with the current flat-rate withholding tax in Germany.

    Swiss, Germans agree tax deal on secret accounts

  • Water companies are moving away from flat-rate fees to new charging models that bill customers with steadily higher prices according to how much water they use.

    'Water poverty' to rise in the UK as scarcity pushes up bills

  • I have had lots and lots of stuff sent to me here in Mazatlán via the USPS International Priorty Mail flat-rate charge envelopes and boxes over the last 12 years.

    Shipping Items

  • Zingerman's added a lower, $9.99 flat-rate shipping option for all nonperishable items last year in response.

    How Would Santa Ship Chocolate Pears and Live Lobsters?

  • Though they are still collecting data, a recent brainstorming session yielded a host of ideas: What if Manhattan-bound passengers prepaid their flat-rate fares at kiosks, relieving the need for the dispatcher—who is often working alone—to fill out every single fare card?

    Landing and Waiting

  • Let Manhattan-bound passengers prepay flat-rate fares at kiosks, relieving the need for dispatchers to fill out fare cards.

    Landing and Waiting


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