from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the statutes of Wisconsin, an annual license-fee imposed on certain corporations, computed by a percentage of gross receipts, and taken in lieu of ordinary taxation.
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Nice to know where your license-tax goes, isn't it?
Good lord - and just when we thought the anachronism of the license-tax was bad enough, comes the news that Google could be be hit with an online advertising tax to boost the coffers of the BBC, under proposals being discussed by the Government.
Thank god Allah that the BBC have the resources to bring us this kind of insight, well worth the license-tax.
The astute legislators even imposed a license-tax upon the railroads, which were, of course, already licensed by charter.
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It was a license-tax license to work his claim -- and it had to be paid before he could begin digging.
After some major amendments and lengthy debate, state Senators Monday narrowly approved a license-tax bill designed to help shore up King County Metro transit's operation.
Those who are subject to the license-tax came in crowds to the Hôtel-de-Ville. "