a tax whose revenue is derived from the sale of stamps that are required to be affixed to certain retail merchandise and legal documents.
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How to use stamp tax in a sentence
There is at present a stamp tax of two cents on each hundred dollars value, or fraction thereof, figured on each separate lot.All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
He obliged them to register the two edicts for the impt, territorial, and stamp-tax.
The edict for the stamp tax has been the subject of reiterated orders and refusals to register.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson
My letter by the packet informed you of the bed of justice, for enregistering the stamp tax and land tax.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson
He was a strong advocate of prerogative and in 1756 advised the ministry to impose a stamp tax in America.The Loyalists of Massachusetts | James H. Stark