Definition of Transfer tax

1. Noun. Any tax levied on the passing of title to property.

Generic synonyms: Revenue Enhancement, Tax, Taxation
Specialized synonyms: Death Duty, Death Tax, Estate Tax, Inheritance Tax

Definition of Transfer tax

1. Noun. (legal) a transaction fee (often relatively small in relation to the value of property) imposed on the transfer of title to property. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transfer Tax

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transferases (other substituted phosphate groups)

Literary usage of Transfer tax

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1. Materials of Corporation Finance by Charles William Gerstenberg (1915)
"STOCK transfer tax LAW OF NEW YORK § 270. AMOUNT OF TAX There is hereby imposed and shall ... transfer tax ..."

2. The Constitutional History of New York: From the Beginning of the Colonial by Charles Zebina Lincoln (1906)
"transfer tax.—The legislature has power to impose taxes on gifts, legacies, ... The legislature may impose "a transfer tax upon the exercise by a last will ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"The Tax Law also provides (article 10) for an Inheritance or transfer tax, which varies, among other things, according to the relationship of the ..."

4. Corporate Organization and Management by Thomas Conyngton, Helen Potter (1917)
"General CHAPTER XXXVIII STOCK transfer tax New York ... was the first state to impose a stock transfer tax,1 and has been followed by ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1919)
"A dower right is an interest in real estate not subject to a tax or to the testator's disposition, and is therefore not a transfer tax of or a succession to ..."

6. Annotated Consolidated Laws of the State of New York: As Amended to January by Clarence Frank Birdseye, Robert Cushing Cumming, Frank Bixby Gilbert, New York (State). (1916)
"In New York county, a transfer tax assistant, five thousand dollars; a transfer tax clerk, two thousand and four hundred dollars; an assistant clerk, ..."

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