departure tax


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Noun1.departure tax - a tax that is levied when you are departing a country by land or sea or air
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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Waiving departure tax for all scheduled flights from Aqaba and Amman, on the condition that tourists purchase the unified tourist site ticket and spend a minimum of three consecutive nights in Jordan.
1/2The issue of suspending the departure tax imposed on Libyan nationals is on the agenda of the government,[c] he specified, estimating that it is essential to give time to this government which has just taken office.
The CBI also wants a final decision on the guarantee for Hinkley Point C power station in Somerset, a reform of business rates and a freeze on APD airport departure tax for long-haul flights.
On Wednesday, the government started to impose a $17 (R191) departure tax on non-resident foreigners, officials said.
The Protocol on Economic relations (Paris Protocol), the economic agreement signed in 1994 between the Israelis and Palestine Liberation Organization, within the framework of the Oslo Accords, states the departure tax should be $26 dollars with ten dollars of it going to the Palestinian Authority, the rest to Israel.
Moreover, Rotorua International Airport will slash its international departure tax from $25 to $15 from late next month.
The original plan was scheduled to include up to a $35 increase in the departure tax, which is now slightly over $100.
UK-based travel firm Thomas Cook said it has launched a special three-week promotion to ensure holidaymakers can still travel to far-flung destinations and not bear the burden of a UK Government increase in departure tax.
If that is the case, can Mr Wharton please tell us whether he supports the Government's budget measures which will see a 10% increase in Airport Departure Tax (ADT ).
The boost to employment and the economy would mainly come from increased passenger numbers following the removal of the airport departure tax (APD), a report for the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said.
GOVERNMENT consultation on the air passenger duty (APD) airport departure tax was "a sham and a waste of taxpayers' money", airline chiefs said yesterday.
FOUR top airline chiefs yesterday urged the Government to axe the Air Passenger Duty (APD) airport departure tax, saying its negative impact on the UK economy was outweighing any benefit from the revenue raised.