ETYM Apparently from Latin excisum cut off, from excidere to cut out or off.
A tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate); SYN. excise tax.
Taxes imposed on goods, usually considered luxury items or those items quickly consumed. The taxes are paid prior to sale, the cost being passed on to the consumer.
Among the most common excise taxes in the US are those on cigarettes, gasoline, and alcohol.
excise duty / ekˈsaɪs ˈduːti /
Množina reči excise duty je excise duties.
octroi / ɒktrwɑː /
Množina reči octroi je octrois.
(French) Trading privilege; concession; monopoly; tax on goods imported into town, and place where it is collected.
A tax on various goods brought into a town.
Trading privilege, monopoly or concession granted to a town.