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stamp tax

noun

Definition of stamp tax

  1. :  a tax collected by means of a stamp purchased and affixed (as to a deck of playing cards); specifically :  such a tax on a document (as a deed or promissory note) —called also stamp duty



1764

First Known Use of stamp tax

1764


Law Dictionary

stamp tax

noun

Legal Definition of stamp tax

  1. :  a tax collected by means of a stamp purchased and affixed (as to a deed)




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