Definition of Stamp duty

1. Noun. A tax collected by requiring a stamp to be purchased and attached (usually on documents or publications).

Exact synonyms: Stamp Tax
Generic synonyms: Revenue Enhancement, Tax, Taxation



Definition of Stamp duty

1. Noun. (economics) A tax levied upon certain documents; a stamp being applied to show that tax has been paid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stamp Duty

stammeringly
stammers
stamnoi
stamnos
stamp
stamp-collecting
stamp album
stamp battery
stamp collecting
stamp collection
stamp collector
stamp coupling
stamp couplings
stamp dealer
stamp down
stamp duty (current term)
stamp hinge
stamp hinges
stamp mill
stamp out
stamp pad
stamp pads
stamp tax
stampable
stamped
stamped out
stampede
stampeded
stampeder
stampeders

Literary usage of Stamp duty

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by John Barnard Byles, Maurice Barnard Byles, Walter John Barnard Byles (1899)
"Existing stamp duty. All banker's cheques are now, therefore, subject to a stamp duty of one penny wherever made, and wherever the banker may live or carry ..."

2. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"Evasions of the stamp duty were frequent, and the State and the contraband Press ... 9) extended the Newspaper stamp duty tc cheap political pamphlets and ..."

3. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"The sixth extended the newspaper stamp duty to cheap political literature. 3S3- more than a result of the view taken by the courts as to individual liberty ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1862)
"259 Parasols, duty on 269 Passage tickets, stamp duty on 281 Patent agents, license for 268 Pawnbrokers, license for 249 Peddlers, license for 262 Penalty ..."

5. The History of England from the Year 1830-1874 by William Nassau Molesworth (1874)
"On the other hand, the condition and consequences of the newspaper stamp duty call loudly for alteration, unless the disregard of the law is to be ..."

6. The History of England from the Year 1830-1874 by William Nassau Molesworth (1874)
"Besides, the soap duty has already been reduced one half, while the stamp duty has been kept at its maximum. The loss to the revenue by the reduction of the ..."

7. The History of England from the Year 1830-1874 by William Nassau Molesworth (1882)
"Besides, the soap duty has already been reduced one half, while the stamp duty has been kept at its maximum. The loss to the revenue by the reduction of the ..."

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