Stamp Duty

CAG observes shortcomings in the levy of stamp duty & registration fee

CAG observes shortcomings in the levy of stamp duty & registration fee

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has observed shortcomings in the levy of stamp duty and registration fee during the BJP-led gov...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Govt reduces cess on stamp duty for property registration

Madhya Pradesh: Govt reduces cess on stamp duty for property registration

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said his government has decided to reduce the cess on stamp duty charged fo...Read More

NAREDCO offers zero stamp duty to homebuyers of Mumbai, Pune and Nashik

NAREDCO offers zero stamp duty to homebuyers of Mumbai, Pune and Nashik

Apex realty body National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO), Maharashtra, has announced a festive bonanza for the homebuyers of M...Read More

Activists cry foul against Maharashtra’s limited period stamp duty relief

Activists cry foul against Maharashtra’s limited period stamp duty relief

Allege the move is in favour of builders, not home buyers

Maharashtra government's decision to cut stamp duty rates to do little: India Ratings

Maharashtra government's decision to cut stamp duty rates to do little: India Ratings

The Maharahstra government's decision to slash the stamp duty rates for a limited period is unlikely to revive the sluggish real estate s...Read More

Teji Mandi: Maha govt cuts stamp duty from 5% to 2% - How will it benefit homebuyers?

Teji Mandi: Maha govt cuts stamp duty from 5% to 2% - How will it benefit homebuyers?

The situation couldn't be more ideal for homebuyers in Maharashtra. The loan rates are already at a historical low following the repo rat...Read More

FPJ Exclusive: Affordable housing will be a game changer, says Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad

FPJ Exclusive: Affordable housing will be a game changer, says Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad

The Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad, in an interview with the Free Press Journal, said the government’s slew of decisions, in...Read More

FPJ Exclusive: Maha govt expects Rs 8,000 cr fall in collection of stamp duty, registration fees by end of 2020-21

FPJ Exclusive: Maha govt expects Rs 8,000 cr fall in collection of stamp duty, registration fees by end of 2020-21

The Maharashtra Government’s move to cut stamp duty to 2 per cent from September to December 2020 and to 3 per cent from January to March...Read More

Maha govt's stamp duty cut to create a much needed ‘demand push’: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani tells FPJ

Maha govt's stamp duty cut to create a much needed ‘demand push’: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani tells FPJ

In an exclusive interview with Free Press Journal, Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, the National President of NAREDCO explains how the Maharashtr...Read More

Maha govt cuts stamp duty to 2% to nudge home buyers

Maha govt cuts stamp duty to 2% to nudge home buyers

Reduced in urban areas from 5% to 2%, effective Sept 1 to Dec 31, 2020, and from 5 % to 3%, effective January 1 to March 31, 2021.

Maha govt cuts stamp duty to 2% to aid flagging real estate sector

Maha govt cuts stamp duty to 2% to aid flagging real estate sector

On Wednesday the Maharashtra government decided to temporarily cut stamp duty on flats to 2% till December 31. This has been done to help...Read More

Stamp Duty cut may provide much-needed festive season boost

Stamp Duty cut may provide much-needed festive season boost

Affordable & mid-segment properties expected to gain traction from this move

Maharashtra govt proposes to rationalise ready reckoner rates, also plans for 2% cut in stamp duty

Maharashtra govt proposes to rationalise ready reckoner rates, also plans for 2% cut in stamp duty

The proposal will be in line with the income tax department's decision to allow 10% lower than RR valuation of the property.

FPJ Facts:  How will 0.005 per cent stamp duty on SIPs and Mutual Funds impact investors?

FPJ Facts: How will 0.005 per cent stamp duty on SIPs and Mutual Funds impact investors?

An amendment to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 was introduced as part of the Finance Act, 2019. With this amendment, the government introduce...Read More

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Maha govt waives 1% stamp diyu until April 2022

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Maha govt waives 1% stamp diyu until April 2022

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, who presented the annual budget for 2020-21 on March 6, had announced 1% cut in stamp duty. The governm...Read More

Maha Budget 2020: MVA govt cuts stamp duty cut 1%; electricity duty reduced to 7.5%

Maha Budget 2020: MVA govt cuts stamp duty cut 1%; electricity duty reduced to 7.5%

The government has estimated revenue receipts of Rs 3,47,457 crore, as against revenue expenditure of Rs 3,56,968 crore, leading to a rev...Read More

‘Cut in stamp duty will boost purchase of affordable homes’, says Jitendra Awhad after MVA reduces 1% cut in stamp duty for next 2 years

‘Cut in stamp duty will boost purchase of affordable homes’, says Jitendra Awhad after MVA reduces 1% cut in stamp duty for next 2 years

The government is expected to lose Rs 2,500 crore but hopes that the reduction in stamp duty may lead to a surge in property transactions...Read More

Maha govt admits Rs 137 crore loss due to undervaluing of Mumbai properties

Maha govt admits Rs 137 crore loss due to undervaluing of Mumbai properties

The officers of the Stamp Duty department in connivance with those selling or buying properties, undervalued the property to help them ev...Read More

FPJ Excluisve: Stamp duty may double on demerger & amalgamation

FPJ Excluisve: Stamp duty may double on demerger & amalgamation

This is on the lines of Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and other governments. The state cabinet meeting on Wednesday

FPJ Impact: Maha Govt waives Rs 56 crore stamp duty on loan agreements between MSRDC & lenders

FPJ Impact: Maha Govt waives Rs 56 crore stamp duty on loan agreements between MSRDC & lenders

The waiver has been granted to MSRDC as per the provisions in the Maharashtra Stamp Duty Rules and the Registration rules 1908.

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