A person can purchase stamps at the post office or order them online through the U.S. Postal Service. Stamps are also available at select grocery stores and other retail outlets.
Now called the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, the food stamp program allows recipients to purchase breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, poultry, dairy products and seeds and plants to grow food. SNAP benefits can be used to buy sof...
Collectible stamps can be bought online at Stamps2Go, Mystic Stamp Company, Collectors Corner and The Collectible Stamps Gallery. As of 2015, a wide range of U.S. and foreign stamps can be found and purchased on these websites.
Stamps man be purchased from any United States Postal Service retail location at the counter, and some locations offer vending machines that are available outside of normal business hours. Many grocery and retail stores now sell books of stamps as well.
The British 1765 Stamp Act, a law that taxed all printed papers and stamped them "paid," was a major trigger for the American Revolution, according to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Colonists found this tax to be unfair because, for the first time, the British go...
Tax stamps are stamps that the government uses to collect fees and taxes. They are small pieces of security papers applied to a product. A tax stamp can also be referred to as a fiscal stamp or a revenue stamp. Revenue stamps appear on certain products, such as cigarett...
According to Stamps.com, postage stamps can be purchased online and on-demand. Customers can calculate postage instantly and print the postage on envelopes, paper or labels. The postage should be properly affixed before the letter or package is mailed. Online services p...