Definition of dutiable in English:

dutiable

adjective

  • Liable to customs or other duties.

    ‘dutiable goods’
    • ‘Moreover, a larger number of goods, including laptops, PCs, VCD players and VCRs will no longer be dutiable while the limit for bringing in alcohol as personal baggage has been doubled.’
    • ‘He said diesel accounted for only a small portion of the taxes from dutiable commodities, which include alcohol and tobacco.’
    • ‘It helps to find out the current Indian customs' limits/rules on dutiable items as government rules keep changing.’
    • ‘The antebellum protectionist movement reached its apogee with the tariff of 1828, doubling tax rates on dutiable imports to an average of 44 percent in 1829 and 48 percent the next year.’
    • ‘For tax allocation purposes, assuming an equal consumption of liquor, tobacco and other dutiable items, then the implication is that Maori would bear 84 per cent of customs duties.’
    • ‘If we are to be charged for excess baggage or for some dutiable items, we are always prepared to pay the charges that are due and not what is not due.’
    • ‘Using these notional numbers to allocate the burden of customs duties would have Maori indirectly providing over half of the Crown colony's customs revenue provided it can be shown they were consumers of the main dutiable items.’
    • ‘Currently, salaula is dutiable at 25 per cent or the equivalent of K1,974 per kg.’
    • ‘The Treasury Department even authorized Confederate revenue officers to inspect passenger baggage for dutiable goods.’
    • ‘In 1971, the customs court found that six carved door panels destined for a church were dutiable because, as part of the doors, they were utilitarian objects.’
    • ‘By it and subsequent revisions, average rates on dutiable imports rose from 19 percent in 1860 to 54 percent by late 1865.’
    • ‘A smartly dressed chap in crisp whites stopped us and asked dad if we had anything dutiable, anything electronic?’
    • ‘After this deduction, you will have determined the dutiable amount of the estate and Estate Duty will be paid at a rate of 20% (the current South African rate).’
    • ‘Until the Underwood-Simmons Tariff of 1913 significantly reduced the Civil War rates, the tariff on dutiable goods often approached 50 percent of their value.’
    • ‘Congress raised duties even higher in 1828 (to a 44 percent average on dutiable imports).’
    • ‘Your client does not like his decision, but at least on one view this Court could simply say the statute says conveyance, referring to the title, that is what the dutiable instrument says, end of question.’
    • ‘Secessionists argued that a Confederate tariff would accelerate Virginia's industrialization by classifying Northern products as dutiable foreign goods.’
    • ‘Article 13 requires, subject to Article 15, that authorized warehouse keepers shall give compulsory guarantees to cover movement of the dutiable goods.’
    • ‘With an independent Confederacy, Northern goods would have been transformed into dutiable foreign trade.’
    • ‘The monetary union insures that dutiable revenues are distributed fairly.’

Pronunciation

dutiable

/ˈdjuːtɪəb(ə)l/