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 next prime minister has been urged to abolish stamp duty on all but the most expensive 10th of houses by taxing foreign-owned, empty and second homes.
THE new prime minister has been urged to abolish stamp duty on all but the most expensive 10th of houses by taxing foreign-owned, empty and second homes.
Bill said the healthier transaction numbers late last year suggest that "buyers and vendors have begun to absorb the stamp duty changes introduced in December 2014, with asking prices that increasingly reflect higher rates of stamp duty and lower levels of price growth".
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.
THE proportion of Welsh homeowners forced to pay stamp duty will rise to 63% within five years, according campaign group the Taxpayers' Alliance.
A stamp duty is the amount of money which is paid for the application, or other procedural action, performed in a court.
FIRST-TIME buyers rushing to jump on the property ladder before the end of a stamp duty holiday helped house prices jump 2.2% in March, the Halifax revealed.
With just two months to go until first-time buyers will have to pay up to an additional pounds 2,500 in stamp duty costs when buying a home, the leading housebuilder is encouraging purchasers to benefit from the saving before the end of March.
It is understood that the use of the online system for filing stamp duty returns by tax agents and practitioners has been lower than the Revenue Commissioners had hoped for.
Companies in Bengal may have to pay stamp duty on mergers and acquisitions.