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chargeable

adjective
 
 
/ˈtʃɑːdʒəbl̩/ US   /ˈtʃɑːr-/
COMMERCE, FINANCE something that is chargeable can be charged for or must be paid by someone: Fifteen hundred chargeable hours is a common target for personal injury lawyers. All these costs are chargeable to the client. →  See also billable
TAX if somethng is chargeable, you must pay tax on it: chargeable earnings income that is chargeable to tax Liability to capital gains tax arises where a chargeable gain is made on the disposal of assets. →  See also taxable
LAW considered to be a crime: Failure to dispose of rubbish safely is a chargeable offence.
Translations of “chargeable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 應課稅的,要繳稅的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 应课税的,要缴税的…
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