3 : to fill or load to excess the atmosphere … was surcharged with war hysteria— H. A. Chippendale
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The Arab oil embargo of 1973 led airlines to add fuel surcharges to their passenger fares that were large enough to discourage air travel. Surcharges are usually added for special service. When you request a “rush job” from a service supplier, it will probably bring a surcharge along with it. A particularly difficult phone installation may carry a surcharge. An extra-large fine for a speeding offense after you”ve already had too many tickets could be called a surcharge. An added tax may be called a surcharge (or surtax) when it only affects people with incomes above a certain level. And if those low, low prices that show up in really big letters in ads for all kinds of services turn out to be misleading, it”s probably because they don”t include a bunch of surcharges that you won”t find out about till later.
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Verb contends that with the present tax structure, the state”s lower-income residents are being surcharged and the wealthiest residents are getting off too lightly Noun The airline has added a $20 fuel surcharge on all international flights.
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb In addition to sales tax, the governor’s budget language would let New York City collect a $1.50-per-room nightly surcharge on khách sạn stays. — Jimmy Vielkind, WSJ, “Cuomo Proposes Airbnb Collect Sales Tax on New York Stays,” 25 Jan. 2021 The Osceola County Clerk of Court will be waiving a 40% collections surcharge during its Operation Green Light from Monday through Nov. 20. — Monivette Cordeiro, orlandosentinel.com, “Drivers in Orange, Osceola can get help restoring suspended licenses next week,” 6 Nov. 2020 The county had a fund balance of $6.6 million in school facilities surcharge revenues at the end of fiscal 2018. — Erin B. Logan, baltimoresun.com, “Howard County Council bill would significantly hike fees on developers to help build schools,” 23 Aug. 2019 The Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010 without a single Republican vote, protects Americans from being refused or surcharged for insurance because of their medical history. — Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, “Column: Kamala Harris joins the club with a solid ‘Medicare for all’ proposal,” 29 July 2019 Soil surcharging work done … Over the last two years, the SpaceX site was essentially leveled, loaded with hundreds of tons of soil, plumbed with drainage pipes, and then left alone to have gravity do the rest of the work. — Eric Berger, Ars Technica, “Rocket Report: SpaceX gets Moon launches, South Korean rocket, BE-4 wins,” 28 Sep. 2018 Cracks and joint separations are allowing stormwater to infiltrate and surcharge the lines, causing them to overflow from manholes. — Lawrence Specker, AL.com, “Mobile water service lowers estimate of Cindy sewer overflows, says “serious problem” remains,” 23 June 2017 The House bill allows states to obtain waivers allowing insurers to reject applicants with medical conditions or surcharge them heavily under certain circumstances. — Michael Hiltzik, chicagotribune.com, “While you watched Comey, Senate GOP moved to cripple healthcare,” 9 June 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Several years ago our Neanderthal legislature passed a law imposing a $100 annual surcharge on hybrid vehicles. — Frank Fellone, Arkansas Trực tuyến, “Kanis work soon to get day in sun,” 24 Apr. 2021 But at the same time, Arizona voters approved a 3.5% tax surcharge, on top of the state’s current top rate of 4.5%, bringing its top rate to 8%. — Sarah Hansen, Forbes, “The New Civil War: Blue States Soak The Rich; Red States Sue To Cut Taxes,” 10 Apr. 2021 In a lawsuit, the utility seeks to block ERCOT from collecting that bill and from imposing a surcharge to help defray the losses stemming from other companies’ defaults. — Washington Post, “The fight over who will pay for Texas blackouts gears up,” 21 Feb. 2021 The other $20 million for the road widening comes from developer fees, the county’s half-cent sales tax surcharge for transportation projects and the Otay Mesa enhanced infrastructure financing district created in 2017. — David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, “San Diego lands $65M in state grants for Otay Mesa border projects,” 21 Dec. 2020 Conservative organizations, including the Goldwater Institute, have made similar claims, arguing that small businesses will bear the brunt of the surcharge. — Lily Altavena, The Arizona Republic, “Ducey blasts Proposition 208 during visit with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos,” 16 Oct. 2020 The bill would change how tab fees are calculated and add a luxury vehicle surcharge. — Star Tribune, “Minnesota House DFL proposes gas tax increase,” 10 Apr. 2021 But the high costs of the Vietnam War led Lyndon B. Johnson to add a temporary surcharge in 1968, which raised the rate to a high of 52.8% before being lowered back to 48% by 1971. — Stephanie Leiser, The Conversation, “Biden wants corporations to pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure plans, echoing a history of calls for companies to chip in when times are tough,” 2 Apr. 2021 If passed, the measure would create a 3.5% tax surcharge for single individuals earning more than $250,000 or married couples earning more than $500,000. — Lily Altavena, The Arizona Republic, “Education tax measure Proposition 208 leading with likely voters, poll finds,” 2 Oct. 2020
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First Known Use of surcharge
15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
History and Etymology for surcharge
Middle English, from Anglo-French surcharger, from sur- + charger to load, charge — more at charge entry 1