tax stamp


Definition of tax stamp

: a stamp marked on or affixed to a taxable item as evidence that the tax has been paid

Examples of tax stamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trevor Patton Crow was initially arrested on charges of first-degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to affix a tax stamp following a raid at his Tuscaloosa home on Tuesday. Carol Robinson |, al, 3 Mar. 2022 These guns do not require a special tax stamp to own. The Editors, Outdoor Life, 30 Jan. 2019 Police had approached Garner on suspicion of selling cigarettes from packs without tax stamps. Nicquel Terry Ellis, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2019 Terry Tucker, 58, of Rockford, Illinois, was charged with possession for sale and evasion of the state’s drug tax stamp act., 6 Nov. 2019 From the left cargo pocket of Garner’s shorts, the officer pulled four packs of Newports, each with Virginia tax stamps on the bottom. Wesley Lowery, Washington Post, 13 June 2019 Dawson is charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, reckless endangerment, attempting to elude, failure to affix tax stamp and giving a false address. Carol Robinson,, 25 Sep. 2017 Patrick Jiron was taken into custody and booked on charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, 10 Jan. 2018 Patrick Jiron was booked with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp. Michelle Hunter,, 22 Dec. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of tax stamp

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tax stamp was circa 1929

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“Tax stamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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Legal Definition of tax stamp

: a stamp affixed to an item as evidence that a tax on it has been paid especially : one that the dealer of a controlled substance is required to purchase by payment of a tax according to a state law an additional count of failure to purchase a tax stamp


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