14 September 2020

Search Results for Tag : Stamp Duty


Number of transactions, not number of documents for stamp duty(11.08.2015)

In a case where the mortgagor borrowed from 13 banks in one instrument, the agreement fell under Section 5 of the Gujarat Stamp Act, 1958, the Court h.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Collection of stamp duty on issue, transfer and sale of units of AIFs(30.06.2020)

1. Government vide Gazette notification S.O. 116(E) dated January 08, 2020 has notified the "Registrars to an Issue and/or Share Transfer Agents" (RTA.....

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Bombay High Court: Stamp Duty Cannot be Charged on Resale of Old Properties(22.08.2019)

Bombay High Court in a landmark judgment has put an end to the age-old practice of collecting stamp duty retrospectively on resale of old properties. .....

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BHC: Arbitration Agreement not Exempt from Stamp Duty even if Contract is Executed Outside State(28.11.2019)

Bombay High Court (BHC) has ruled that even if a contract is executed outside the State of Maharashtra and the work is also carried outside the State .....

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Stamp Duty Hikes, Noida Flats Costlier(08.03.2016)

UP cabinet has approved hiking of stamp duty on homes by 2% in all cities, including Noida and Greater Noida.

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Supreme Court Stays Bombay HC Verdict on Levy of Stamp Duty on Advertisement Contracts(28.03.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed Bombay High Court judgment which had dismissed the challenge against levy of stamp duty on contracts entered into by advertis.....

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Stamp Duty Payable on Transfer of Debts Along with Underlying Securities: Allahabad HC(15.02.2018)

Allahabad High Court has held that stamp duty is payable on the transfer of debts along with underlying securities.

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Rajasthan Assembly Raises Stamp Duty Surcharge From 10 to 20% for ‘cow protection’(10.09.2018)

Rajasthan Assembly has passed a Bill raising the stamp duty surcharge from 10 to 20 per cent for “cow protection and propagation”

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Stamp Duty Not Necessary For Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitration Awards In India: Supreme Court(14.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held that payment of stamp duty under the Indian Stamp Act is not necessary for the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Ind.....

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Top Story

President of India gives assent on amendments introduced to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899(21.02.2019)

The President of India, gave his assent to the proposed amendments in Indian Stamp Act, 1899. The amendment aims to rationalise and harmonise the syst.....

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