stamp duty

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A tax on transactions, levied by requiring that documents bear an official stamp to be legally valid. In the UK at one time there was a small stamp duty on cheques; it is now levied on some sales of property and on share transfers.

Subjects: Economics.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.