Levy – Tax or collecting a tax
Levitation (levy) of the taxes. They just kept going up.
Examples of levy in a sentence
The revenue derived from the tax in the first year of its levy amounted to £1,200,000.
Veronica was warned that the cops would levy a fine, in addition to revoking her driving license, the next time she was caught texting while driving.
When the governor decided to levy additional fees on tobacco products, smokers took to the streets in protest.