Carbon taxes may one day help to balance the scales if levied on companies and individuals with substantial carbon footprints.
Despite very poor compliance, no fine has ever been levied for failure to comply with this law.
The transgressions rose to such a level that nine- and 10-figure fines were levied.
It remains to be seen if an indictment is levied and, if so, whether Blankfein gets a Capone or a Belnick outcome.
The settlement included a “damages” clause for monetary penalties to be levied if more investors with legitimate claims surfaced.
There is no land tax, and licence or business taxes are levied by the municipalities for local purposes.
He levied troops by Act of Parliament, and the next moment cashiered them.
The dominant idealism of the nation has levied, or seemed to levy, a certain tax upon our writing.
It was in Lower Canada that the duties on imports were levied.
If the duty were levied only on the nuts that are exported, the inhabitants who now buy them from the Company at Rds.
early 13c., "act of raising or collecting," from Anglo-French leve, from Old French levée "act of raising," noun use of fem. past participle of lever "to raise" (see lever). Originally of taxes, later of men for armies (c.1500). Related: Levied; levying.
"an act of levying," early 15c., from Anglo-French leve, Old French levée "a raising, lifting; levying," noun use of fem. past participle of lever "to raise" (see lever).
(1 Kings 4:6, R.V.; 5:13), forced service. The service of tributaries was often thus exacted by kings. Solomon raised a "great levy" of 30,000 men, about two per cent. of the population, to work for him by courses on Lebanon. Adoram (12:18) presided over this forced labour service (Ger. Frohndienst; Fr. corvee).