In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(formerly in UK)impuesto comunitario por capitación masculine
- Our council tax bills are set for their biggest increase since the tax replaced the infamous community charge eleven years ago.
- The council tax, which is despised almost as much as its predecessor the community charge or poll tax, remains, and the inequality of wealth and divisions in society continue at a pace.
- A proposal to abolish the system of household rates with a community charge led to an upsurge of revolt across the nation.
- His latest petition to curb community charge increases above inflation is well worth supporting.
- This equates to £148 per household per annum through taxes, National Insurance, community charge, consumer prices, etc.
- Last year I wrote to the Advertiser asking where the people of Swindon would find the money to cover the increase in community charge.
- It introduced the community charge, popularly known as the poll tax.
- The £10 a week I received in bereavement benefit paid for my community charge and all of my husband's private pension went towards the rent.
- We probably pay in the region of £200,000 a year through the community charge for the upkeep of police in Silsden.
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