Oral Answers to Questions — Stamp Duty (Dividends).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 20th March 1930.

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that slips are sent by companies to banks re payment of dividends to depositors without any twopenny embossed stamp, and that shareholders seldom, if ever, send receipts to companies for receipt of dividends; and whether he will take steps, under the new Finance Act, to compel such persons to pay Stamp Duty?