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stamp duty

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stamp tax

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(Economics) a tax on legal documents, publications, etc, the payment of which is certified by the attaching or impressing of official stamps
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Noun1.stamp duty - a tax collected by requiring a stamp to be purchased and attached (usually on documents or publications)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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stamp duty

n (Brit) → bollo
References in periodicals archive ?
At a press conference, Mr Tsang said the ad valorem stamp duties on both residential and non-residential properties would be doubled across the board.
Stamp duties, annually, generate around Rs 2,000 crore now, up from Rs 300-400 crore a few years ago.
Stamp duties are the oldest tax administered by the Board of Inland Revenue and raise upwards of pounds 1bn every year for the Government.