Octroi (ɔktʁwa; octroyer, to grant, authorize; Lat. auctor) is a local tax collected on various articles brought into a district for consumption. ==Antiquity== Octroi taxes have a respectable antiquity, being known in Roman times as vectigalia. These vectigalia were either the portorium, a tax on the entry from or departure to the provinces (tho...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octroi
- a tax on various goods brought into a townFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=octroi
• (n.) A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, as the exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a concession. • (n.) A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city on articles brought within the walls.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/octroi/
a tax on various goods brought into a townFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
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A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, as the exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a concession. 2.
A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city on articles brought within the walls. [ Written also octroy
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An octroi is a station at the entrance of a town or department for the collection of local dues and tariffs within a country.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AO.HTM
tax levied by a local political unit, normally the commune or municipal authority, on certain categories of goods as they enter the area. The tax ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/o/6
trading privilege, monopoly or concession granted to a townFound on http://phrontistery.info/o.html
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