Excise Duty was introduced on Australian playing cards in 1932
Taxation on Spanish Playing Cards
Duty was first introduced on playing cards in Argentina in 1892, as part of the Internal Duties law, and in 1896 the first duty labels were printed to be used on packets of 1 gross packs.
Argentina Tax Stamps on playing cards 1895-1968
In 1806 the Council of Concepción del Uruguay imposed an 8 Peso tax on card and billiard tables on account of “the detrimental effect on poor and innocent people”