stamp duty


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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
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The initiative is a key part of the Labor Governments Homes for Victorians package, which includes significant stamp duty reductions for first home buyers and changes to the First Home Owner Grant to make it easier to buy a home in regional Victoria.
TRANSFERRING stamp duty from the buyer to the seller will help first-time buyers, support those moving up the property ladder and potentially improve the overall housing market, a Tory MP has suggested.
THE "stifling" effect of stamp duty on the housing market means an extra 146,000 property sales could have taken place over the last five years if home movers had not been faced with the tax, a report has estimated.
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond should scrap stamp duty to stop the damage to the UK housing market and help boost the economy, a report from a think-tank has said.
To avoid confusion, the tax you pay when you buy a home or other property has been officially called Stamp Duty Land Tax since 2003, unless you are in Scotland it is called Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.
THE Government is being urged to consider a major change to stamp duty which would make buying a property more affordable for first-timers.
Senior Vice Chairman of Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) Arif Yousuf Jeewa said that the property registration has come to a total halt throughout the country due to rigid attitude of Registrars, who are asking applicants to produce stamp duty according to property valuation notified by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) instead of DC rates.
London: Sales of homes in London's wealthiest districts partially rebounded in the last two months of 2015 as buyers rushed to beat additional stamp duty on second homes and buy-to-let properties.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-June 15, 2015-Lloyds Bank sees increase in amount of Stamp Duty being paid
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 15, 2015-Lloyds Bank sees increase in amount of Stamp Duty being paid
THE Chancellor George Osborne announced in his Autumn Statement sweeping reform to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) with an estimated 98% of home buyers benefiting from it.