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Vox populi Monies paid to a governing body. See Dean's tax, Fat tax, Provider tax, Sin tax.


n a ratable portion of the proceeds or value of the property and labor of the citizen; any contribution imposed by government for the use and service of the state.
tax brackets, the income intervals of the graduated income tax law that establish the rate of tax for each level of income.
Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA), legislation (Public Law 97-248) affecting health maintenance organizations and the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Provides regulations for the development of HMO risk contracting with the Medicare program and, through an amendment, establishes new provisions for the foundation and operation of peer review organizations.
tax planning,
n making business and investment decisions based on estimated income and current and projected tax laws.
tax shelter investments, investments that reduce, remove, or defer income from state and federal income tax liability.
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The Coefficient "A" is used to estimate what part of total accounting related costs can be allocated to the compliance costs of taxation.
How much of that stems from higher compliance costs is unclear.
Ronnie Kann, managing director of legal risk and compliance at consultancy CEB, said that while financial firms and insurers have seen compliance costs go higher, CEB's research shows compliance spending overall has been stable over the past five years.
In section 2, we briefly review the recent previous New Zealand work on compliance costs.
As an alternative to eliminating the withholding tax, the administrative process for obtaining waivers of the withholding tax should be substantially streamlined in order to reduce taxpayer compliance costs.
This allows the optimization of control equipment for multiple emission sources so that facilities can lower their compliance costs while meeting the emission limits.
Section two offers definitions of compliance costs and presents a typology of compliance cost studies.
Although the result is what the taxpayer intended, most did not contemplate the additional administrative time and compliance costs associated with the newly formed entities.
In fact, we endure the lion's share of the $225 billion compliance costs and the 34 million civil penalties issued.
These are stiff penalties, particularly when compared to the compliance costs.
Statistical analyses have detected, for several regulations, scale economies in compliance costs.
In addition, numerous federal laws (such as the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993) impose compliance costs on businesses when the number of employees exceeds certain thresholds.

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