stamp tax

noun

Definition of stamp tax

: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 (such as a deed or promissory note) called also stamp duty

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First Known Use of stamp tax

1764


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stamp tax

noun

legal Definition of stamp tax

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

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