ad valorem tax

German translation: Wertsteuer

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English term or phrase:ad valorem tax
German translation:Wertsteuer
Entered by: Gabriele Jabouri

16:50 Apr 29, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Taxation & Customs
English term or phrase: ad valorem tax
Hi,

I've found two terms in German for this. Could you tell me which one is used more commonly?

ad valorem tax = Wertsteuer or Wertzoll?

Thanks in advance!
Gabriele
Gabriele Jabouri
Local time: 14:28
Wertsteuer
Explanation:
Steuer, für die die Steuerbemessungsgrundlage definiert ist, z.B. Einkommen, Vermögen, Verkaufspreis.

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-04-29 16:57:47 GMT)
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Wertzoll = customs duty ad valorem
Wird mit einem Prozentsatz des Warenwerts bemessen.
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Oliver Giesser
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Local time: 17:28
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Wertsteuer


Explanation:
Steuer, für die die Steuerbemessungsgrundlage definiert ist, z.B. Einkommen, Vermögen, Verkaufspreis.

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-04-29 16:57:47 GMT)
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Wertzoll = customs duty ad valorem
Wird mit einem Prozentsatz des Warenwerts bemessen.

Oliver Giesser
United States
Local time: 17:28
Native speaker of: German
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agree  Teresa Reinhardt: I think asker will have to decide based on context
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agree  Hans G. Liepert: with Teresa
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