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Did the rich people of America have to pay taxes for the Stamp Act?

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Yes. Indeed, since they made more use of paper (news papers, legal papers of all kinds, etc.) they bore by far the greatest share of the tax. Michael Montagne
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What items were taxed under the stamp act?

The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them  to pay a tax on every  piece of  printed paper they used. Ship's papers, legal documents,  licenses,

What did the Stamp Act put tax on?

the stamp act put a tax on stamps, newspapers, playing cards and legal documents

What is the Stamp Act tax?

The Stamp Act was passed by Parliament March 22, 1765. The tax required Americans to pay tax on every piece of printed paper used. Ship's papers, legal documents, licenses, n

How much tax do the rich pay?

That is the age old question. The problem with the question, before you even get near an answer, is whose definition of 'the rich' shall we use to answer. I have a friend whos

Why do rich people quit paying social security taxes after a certain amount?

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What was taxed during stamp act?

basiclly all printed materials in colonies such as letters, newspapers, bills and all legal documents, decks of cards, dice, calenders, cloth(maybe) and many more things the K

What did the stamp act of 1765 tax?

tea 2nd Answer: The Stamp Act required the American colonists to have a British "stamp" (a symbol, not a postage stamp) on official paper and a large amount of private pape

What items were taxed in the stamp act?

The Stamp Act of 1765 taxed legal documents, licenses, commercial contracts, newspapers, pamphlets, and playing cards...

What did the stamp act tax colonists on?

they taxed the colonists on printed goods like newspaper, tea, and mostly everything else they were buying or having shipped to them.

What was taxed under the stamp act?

almost all printed material in the colonies

How much was the stamp tax during the Stamp Act?

According to historians Edmund and Helen Morgan: (d. is a pence, s. is a shilling, 12 d. = 1 s., 20 s. = £1)     The highest tax, £10, was placed … on attorney l

Why was the stamp act different from other taxes?

The Sugar Act of the previous year had been a tax on trade, in effect an indirect and external tax. But in the Stamp Tax the Americans for the first time were faced with a dir

What were the taxes used for during the stamp act?

The stamp act was made by the king of England so that Britain could pay the debt they owed during the French and Indian War. All the taxes paid by the colonies were for Englan

Why the rich should pay higher taxes?

The rich should pay higher taxes because they exploited the poor and that is how they got rich. If the rich pay the poor accordingly the poor wouldn't be as poor and maybe not