Definition of 'levy'
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Companies and councils say their costs really are as high as the charges they levy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Madison wanted to levy the tariffs fast, before spring shipping season. Smithsonian Mag (2017)It is funded by member publications and can force them to issue front page apologies and levy fines of up to 1million. The Sun (2016)Companies with annual payrolls of more than 3m face paying a new apprenticeship levy, which they will be able to claim back on qualifying training. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government was forced to deny that it planned to impose such a levy. Bad Food Britain (2006)You might as well levy people on how many armpit hairs they have. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is huge fear about the proposed annual levy for houses held in a company. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will both levy charges and have their own procedures that have to be followed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those that levy a percentage of the amount invested could work out better for you. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will have the power to levy extremely large fines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many investment platforms will levy an annual charge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is difficult to compare overdraft charges because banks levy fees in different ways. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Banks have warned they would be unable to offer the service if they could not levy charges. The Sun (2007)Many suspect the fines are being used by the local government to levy cash to pay for the stadiums. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They only pay levy on profits. The Sun (2010)Said he would charges if Government cut green levy. The Sun (2013)The calculations by PwC excluded the new bank levy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Since the levy was announced people have been able to withdraw only limited amounts from ATMs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And banks and building societies will be hit with a new levy to raise 2billion a year. The Sun (2010)The banks must pay a levy, but a fair one. The Sun (2010)They should pay more than the annual 30,000 levy on their overseas income. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All properties above 40,000 will be subject to the new levy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This levy will encourage people to make healthy choices, but on its own it is not enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I do not know of other attempts to levy fines of this kind. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A 5 billion levy was imposed in his first budget. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Australia, for example, can levy arbitrary tax charges on some offshore bonds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An inheritance tax levy, variable over time, is one. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The levy is imposed on the worldwide balance sheets of UK banks, excluding insured deposits and high quality capital. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'levy'
British English: levy NOUN
A levy is a sum of money that you have to pay, for example as a tax to the government.
...an annual levy on all drivers.
British English: levy VERB
If a government or organization levies a tax or other sum of money, it demands it from people or organizations.
They levied taxes on commercial transactions.
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