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stamp tax

a tax whose revenue is derived from the sale of stamps that are required to be affixed to certain retail merchandise and legal documents.
Origin of stamp tax
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The real estate transfer fee was enacted in response to the repeal of the federal stamp tax.
British Dictionary definitions for stamp tax

stamp duty

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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