tax stamp


Definition of tax stamp

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

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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, "‘I can’t breathe.’ Five years after Eric Garner died in struggle with New York police, resolution still elusive.," 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,, "20-mile chase of meth suspect ends in Walmart produce section; passenger found passed out in truck," 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, "Couple accused of having 60 pounds of weed for ‘presents’ are pulled over, jailed again," 10 Jan. 2018 Patrick Jiron was booked with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp. Michelle Hunter,, "Have a 'Merry-juana' Christmas: Couple says 60 lbs of pot were gifts, report says," 22 Dec. 2017 The couple also was cited for not having a drug tax stamp. Sean Rossman, USA TODAY, "Husband, 83, wife, 80, wanted to give weed as Christmas gifts," 22 Dec. 2017 Obviously the pot was confiscated and the couple were taken into custody on felony charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and no drug-tax stamp. Breanna Edwards, The Root, "Dreaming of a High Christmas: Couple in Their 80s Busted With 60 Pounds of Marijuana Claim It Was for ‘Christmas Presents,’ Cops Say," 22 Dec. 2017 On Thursday, the News-Times reported that Patrick was jailed on charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver without a drug tax stamp. Aric Jenkins, Time, "Elderly Couple Caught With $336,000 Worth of Marijuana That Was 'For Christmas Presents'," 22 Dec. 2017 Authorities arrested Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 83, from Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on suspicion of marijuana possession with intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp, the News-Times reported. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Marijuana for Christmas: Couple busted in Nebraska say 60 pounds was for presents | The Kansas City Star," 21 Dec. 2017

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circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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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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