Stamp Duty

A stamp duty or stamp tax is a tax which is levied when certain financial documents are issued.

In Switzerland, stamp duties are levied on many different financial documents including insurance policies, securities, foreign investment fund shares and many more.

See also: Swiss stamp duties

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