gravamen

m.
1 tax (impuesto).
2 burden.
3 lien, encumbrance, burden.
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gravamen
nombre masculino (pl gravámenes)
1 (carga) burden, obligation
2 (impuesto) tax, duty
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SM
1) (=impuesto) tax

exento de gravamen — exempt from tax

libre de gravamen — free of tax, tax-free

2) [de aduanas] duty
3) (=carga) burden, obligation; (Jur) lien, encumbrance

libre de gravamen — free from encumbrances, unencumbered

gravamen bancario — banker's lien

gravamen del vendedor — vendor's lien

gravamen general — general lien

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masculino (impuesto) tax; (carga) burden; (sobre finca, casa) encumbrance
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= encumbrance, levy, levy tax, tax [taxes, -pl.].
Ex. Meanwhile we are asked to accept encumbrances that will needlessly impair the effectiveness of our catalogs for an indefinite time to come.
Ex. These 'own resources' comprise agricultural and sugar levies, customs duties and a percentage of value added tax (VAT).
Ex. Excluded is the 1% levy tax which will be added to invoice upon check-out = No está incluido un 1% de canon que se añadirá al abonar la factura al final de la estancia.
Ex. Financed with taxes voted by the county and with state and federal aid, the central library maintains eight branch libraries and three bookmobiles.
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* libre de gravámenes = unencumbered.
* tipo de gravamen = tax rate.
* tipo de gravamen marginal = marginal tax rate.
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masculino (impuesto) tax; (carga) burden; (sobre finca, casa) encumbrance
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= encumbrance, levy, levy tax, tax [taxes, -pl.].

Ex: Meanwhile we are asked to accept encumbrances that will needlessly impair the effectiveness of our catalogs for an indefinite time to come.

Ex: These 'own resources' comprise agricultural and sugar levies, customs duties and a percentage of value added tax (VAT).
Ex: Excluded is the 1% levy tax which will be added to invoice upon check-out = No está incluido un 1% de canon que se añadirá al abonar la factura al final de la estancia.
Ex: Financed with taxes voted by the county and with state and federal aid, the central library maintains eight branch libraries and three bookmobiles.
* libre de gravámenes = unencumbered.
* tipo de gravamen = tax rate.
* tipo de gravamen marginal = marginal tax rate.

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gravamen
masculine
1 (impuesto) tax
2 (carga) burden
3 (sobre una finca, casa) encumbrance
Compuesto:
gravamen arancelario
customs duty
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gravamen sustantivo masculino (impuesto) tax;
(carga) burden;
(sobre finca, casa) encumbrance
gravamen sustantivo masculino
1 (impuesto) tax
2 (carga, obligación) burden
'gravamen' also found in these entries:
English:
assessment
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gravamen nm
1. [impuesto] tax;
libre de gravamen unencumbered, free from encumbrances
2. [obligación moral] burden
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gravamen
m tax
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gravamen nm, pl -vámenes
1) : burden, obligation
2) : (property) tax

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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