Definition of capital levy in English:

capital levy

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  • A tax by means of which the state appropriates a fixed proportion of private wealth: he headed off demands for a capital levy
    More example sentences
    • Thus, leaving aside the capital levy that distinguishes the consumption tax from the tax on labor income, a consumption tax will appear to raise less money in the short run.
    • The Dublin Docklands Development Authority charges companies located in the IFSC area of the capital levies which are to be used for cultural development.
    • After Munich, the Radical Paul Marchandeau, who was usually very much a conservative on economic matters, had proposed financing rearmament by a capital levy and exchange controls.

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