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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He had also called for any changes to Stamp Duty to be made immediately, rather than there be any delay which could negatively affect the housing market.
CHANGES to the stamp duty system will help revitalise Huddersfield's housing market, says a Huddersfield estate agent.
A HOME owner will spend nearly PS10,000 in stamp duty costs over their lifetime in order to move up the housing ladder, a report suggests.
Ed Miliband | We'll axe stamp duty for first time buyers - Labour A LABOUR government would axe stamp duty for first time buyers - potentially cutting the cost of buying a home by thousands of pounds, Ed Miliband is to announce.
There will be a rise in self-build homes due to the planned changes to stamp duty, say organisers of The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show.
Muscat: Recent alterations to the UK's stamp duty tax are expected to have a significant impact on the investment geography across London, alerting Middle East investors to the city's more fringe locations in 2015, according to leading international real estate consultants, Cluttons.
MANY homebuyers are not fully aware of stamp duty when purchasing their first home and it can come as a nasty surprise and something they haven't budgeted for.
The increased rates of stamp duty introduced by the Chancellor in his December 3 Autumn Statement resulted in an adjustment in values at the top end of the market, most notably in prime London and parts of its high value extended commuter belt.
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.
SURGING stamp duty costs have helped to push the average expense of moving home in the West Mildands to PS7,672, a report has found.
The average spend on stamp duty and estate agency fees now stands at PS2,001 and PS3,601 respectively, the report found.
THE Welsh Government has challenged the Westminster coalition to abolish stamp duty for homes valued up to PS250,000 across the UK - after the Welsh Conservatives announced the policy if they gained power in Wales.