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License fee   /lˈaɪsəns fi/   Listen
License fee

A fee paid to the government for the privilege of being licensed to do something (as selling liquor or practicing medicine).  Synonyms: license tax, licensing fee.

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"License fee" Quotes from Famous Books

... at least two of whom are real-estate brokers in the state, appointed by the Governor. The Director of Immigration, Department of Agriculture, acts as secretary to the board. The latter issues licenses to the real-estate brokers and salesmen doing business in the state. An annual license fee of ten dollars from a broker and five dollars from a salesman is required. License may be refused or revoked by the board for misstatement in application, for fraud or fraudulent practices, for untrustworthiness or incompetence ...
— A Stake in the Land • Peter Alexander Speek

... for Featherlooms the way an Eskimo takes to gum-drops. My letter of credit is all shot to pieces, but it was worth it. They make you pay a separate license fee in each province, and South America is just one darn province after another. If they'd lump a peddler's license for $5,000 and tell you to go ahead, it ...
— Emma McChesney & Co. • Edna Ferber

... the meantime Canada played a good neighbor's part, and incidentally served her own ends, by continuing to grant the United States most of the privileges which had been given under the treaty free navigation and free goods, and, subject to a license fee, access to the fisheries." ...
— The Canadian Dominion - A Chronicle of our Northern Neighbor • Oscar D. Skelton

... dropped then. The last Tenement House Commission considered it carefully, but decided to wait and see first how the new department worked. The whole expense of that, with its nearly two hundred inspectors, might easily be borne by the collection of a license fee so small that even the tenement house landlord could not complain. Lodging houses are licensed, and workshops in the tenements likewise, to secure efficient control of them. If that is not secured in the case of the workshops, as it is not, it is no fault of the plan, but ...
— The Battle with the Slum • Jacob A. Riis

... And there are varied fortunes to recount. Such a lady actually wished to buy three for fifty cents! Such a "police-er-mann" is to be highly commended; such another looks with an evil eye upon all: he should truly be removed from office. There is a rumor that a license fee is to be ...
— In Madeira Place - 1887 • Heman White Chaplin

Words linked to "License fee" :   medical specialty, medicine, licensing fee, fee

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