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tax (one) with (something)

1. To hold one responsible or accountable for something. Often used in passive constructions. As a customer support representative, just be aware that customers are going to tax you with any and all issues they have with the service. I'm used to being taxed with the mistakes of my subordinates.
2. To accuse one of something; to lay blame on one for something. Often used in passive constructions. Police taxed him with aggravated assault and public endangerment. He was taxed with deceiving his clients in order to charge them for things they hadn't asked for.
See also: tax

tax-and-spend

Characterized by excessive spending and government expansion funded by excessive taxation. Used before a noun. The average working class citizen is sick of the tax-and-spend policies of this administration. The candidate is running her campaign as an attack against a tax-and-spend government that she claims is suffocating the country.

tax-and-spend

spending freely and taxing heavily. (Referring to a legislative body that repeatedly passes expensive new laws and keeps raising taxes to pay for the cost. Fixed order.) I hope that people do not elect another tax-and-spend Congress this time. The only thing worse than a tax-and-spend legislature is one that spends and runs up a worsening deficit.
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Also, political resistance to taxing services tends to be strong.
32) Holding that "no state may discriminatorily tax the products manufactured or the business operations performed in any other state," (33) Boston Stock Exchange has provided a clarifying lens for reviewing the constitutionality of state taxing schemes.
If it is not probable that the taxing authority will disallow the tax position, no accrual or disclosure for the potential disallowance is required.
In the case of hydroelectric power, taxing the "fuel" itself, prior to energy production, presents a serious conceptual problem.
13) Holding that "no state may discriminatorily tax the products manufactured or the business operations performed in any other state," (14) Boston Stock Exchange has provided the lens for reviewing the constitutionality of state taxing schemes.
In this context, an unsettled issue involves a state's claim of taxing authority over a captive neither located nor licensed to do business in that state.
Priority and status of tax and pension claims in bankruptcy are important to many, including the estate, debtors, creditors, employees and taxing authorities.
The county and the company execute a lease and a "grant agreement" (or fixed payments in lieu of the property taxes) for the benefit of the County and other interested parties (the schools and other taxing districts).
Company shareholders -- the most important beneficiaries of public disclosures -- would not welcome disclosure rules that would require identification of amounts at which the company might be willing to settle pending disputes or potential issues with taxing authorities.
The taxpayer's "home" country would then provide relief if its taxing jurisdiction (based on residence or citizenship) overlaps the source jurisdiction's right.
The objective of this work group is to develop white papers that outline the issues and discuss possible options for taxpayers and taxing authorities to follow to ensure the necessary documentation is available for tax compliance and tax audits.
The idea of taxing constructive realization of income at death was first proposed in the 1930s and has been resurrected in various forms as recently as 1987.
Such a VAT should also whittle the corporate income tax down to a 20- to 25-percent rate and eliminate the complex rules for taxing corporate income earned abroad.