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11340. Stamp Taxes

(a) Members shall, as required by the rules and regulations of jurisdictions imposing taxes on sales, purchases or other transfers of securities, furnish tax stamps or pay the tax through securities clearing organizations.

(b) In the event that taxes are due pursuant to state stock transfer taxes, the seller shall furnish to the buyer at the time of delivery a sale memorandum ticket to which shall be affixed and canceled sufficient state transfer stamps as are required by the state in which the sale occurs, or the tax may be paid by the seller through securities clearing organizations.

(c) Additional stamps. If any stamps in addition to those required by paragraph (a) of this Rule are desired by the buyer, the furnishing of such additional stamps by the seller may be made a part of the transaction.

(d) Seller's failure to furnish stamps. If the buyer has requested the additional state stamps provided by paragraph (c) of this Rule and at the time of delivery of the security the seller does not furnish or has not made adequate provision for such stamps, the buyer may furnish and cancel such additional state transfer stamps and deduct the cost thereof from the purchase price.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2010-030 eff. Dec. 15, 2010.
Amended eff. Jan. 1, 1973; Nov. 13, 1975.

Selected Notice: 10-49.

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