[ek-sahy-zuh-buhl, ik-sahy-]
subject to excise duty.

1680–90; excise1 + -able

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excisable (ɪkˈsaɪzəbəl)
1.  liable to an excise tax
2.  suitable for deletion

1.  Also called: excise tax a tax on goods, such as spirits, produced for the home market
2.  a tax paid for a licence to carry out various trades, sports, etc
3.  (Brit) that section of the government service responsible for the collection of excise, now the Board of Customs and Excise
[C15: probably from Middle Dutch excijs, probably from Old French assise a sitting, assessment, from Latin assidēre to sit beside, assist in judging, from sedēre to sit]

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In the procure-to-pay business process, excise duties are payable on the local purchase of excisable materials.
The application and disposition of federal excise taxes are determined by where the excisable goods are produced and consumed.
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