Stamp Duty on Affidavits : Your Complete Guide to Stamp Duty Rates Across Every State and UT in India (Chart Included)

Stamp Duty on Affidavits : Your Complete Guide to Stamp Duty Rates Across Every State and UT in India (Chart Included)
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Stamp Duty on Affidavits : Your Complete Guide to Stamp Duty Rates Across Every State and UT in India (Chart Included)

Navigating the intricate landscape of stamp duty rates on affidavits across the diverse states and union territories (UTs) of India is crucial for legal compliance and financial planning. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the specifics of stamp duty regulations, providing valuable insights for individuals, legal professionals, and businesses alike.

To comprehend the nuances of stamp duty on affidavits, it's essential to start with a foundational understanding of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899. This legislation, coupled with state-specific stamp duty laws, mandates the payment of stamp duty for affidavits.

Before embarking on any documentation journey involving affidavits, it is advisable to consult legal experts and professionals. This step ensures accurate determination of stamp duty rates, preventing potential discrepancies in stamp paper purchases or duty payments.

Certainly, here are the state-wise stamp duty rates along with their respective state reference links:

  • Andhra Pradesh: Rs. 10
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule 1-A of the Indian Stamp (Andhra Pradesh Amendment) Acts.
    • (Source: registration.ap.gov.in)
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Rs. 10
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule 1 of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (in its application to the State of Arunachal Pradesh) (Arunachal Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2007.
    • (Source: arunachalpradesh.gov.in)
  • Assam: Rs. 15
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule I of the Indian Stamp (Assam Amendment) Act, 2004, and further amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, in its application to the State of Assam.
    • (Source: igr.assam.gov.in)
  • Bihar: Rs. 100
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule I-A of the Indian Stamp (Bihar Amendment) Acts.
    • (Source: biharregd.bihar.gov.in)
  • Chhattisgarh: Rs. 50
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule I-A of the Indian Stamp (Chhattisgarh Amendment) Acts.
    • (Source: cgstate.gov.in)
  • Goa: Rs. 20
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule I-A of the Indian Stamp (Goa Amendment) Acts.
    • (Source: registration.goa.gov.in)
  • Gujarat: Rs. 20
    • Source: Article 4 of Schedule-I of the Bombay Stamp Act, 1958, modified by the Bombay Stamp (Gujarat Amendment) Act, 2006.
    • (Source: stampsregistration.gujarat.gov.in)
  • Haryana: Rs. 10
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2018.
    • (Source: jamabandi.nic.in)
  • Himachal Pradesh: Rs. 3
    • Source: Article 4 of Schedule I-A of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, as applicable to the State of Himachal Pradesh.
    • (Source: himachal.nic.in)
  • Jharkhand: Rs. 50
    • Source 
    • (Source: regd.jharkhand.gov.in)
  • Karnataka: Rs. 20
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule of the Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957, modified by the Karnataka Stamp (Amendment) Acts.
    • (Source: kaverionline.karnataka.gov.in & dpal.karnataka.gov.in)
  • Kerala: Rs. 50
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule of the Kerala Stamp Act, 1959, read with amendments by the Kerala Finance Act, 2019.
    • (Source: keralaregistration.gov.in)
  • Madhya Pradesh: Rs. 50
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule I-A of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, as modified by the Indian Stamp (Madhya Pradesh) Amendment Acts.
    • (Source: mpigr.gov.in)
  • Maharashtra: Rs. 100
    • Source: Article 4 of Schedule-I of the Maharashtra Stamp Act, 1958. The Maharashtra Stamp (Amendment) Act, 2015.
  • Manipur: Rs. 20
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Manipur Amendment) Act, 1979 & the Indian Stamp (Manipur Second Amendment) Act, 2011.
  • Meghalaya: Rs. 7
    • Source Article 4 of the Schedule I-A of the Indian Stamp (Meghalaya Amendment) Act, 1993 & the Indian Stamp (Meghalaya Amendment) Act, 2020.
    • (Source: meghalaya.gov.in)
  • Mizoram: Rs. 7
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Mizoram Amendment) Act, 1996.
  • Nagaland: Rs. 10
    • Source: (Article 4 of the Schedule I) The Indian Stamp Duty (Nagaland Amendment) Act, 1989. The Indian Stamp (Nagaland Second Amendment) Act, 1999. The Indian Stamp (Nagaland Third Amendment) Act, 2004.
  • Odisha: Rs. 10
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Odisha Amendment) Acts and Rules.
  • Punjab: Rs. 15
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule I of the Indian Stamp (Punjab Amendment) Acts.
  • Rajasthan: Rs. 50
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule of the Rajasthan Stamp Act, 1998.
  • Sikkim: Not Provided
  • Tamil Nadu: Rs. 100
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule of the Tamil Nadu Stamp Act, 2019.
  • Telangana: Rs. 20
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule 1-A of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, in its application to the State of Telangana.
  • Tripura: Rs. 50
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Tripura Fifth Amendment) Act, 2020, in its application to the State of Tripura.
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rs. 10
    • Source: The Schedule of the Uttar Pradesh Stamp Act, 2008.
  • Uttarakhand: Rs. 10
    • Source: Article 4 of Schedule-I of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (as applicable in Uttarakhand) and as modified by the Indian Stamp (Uttarakhand Amendment) Acts.
  • West Bengal: Rs. 10
    • Source: Article 4 of the Schedule-IA of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, as modified by the Indian Stamp (West Bengal Amendment) Acts.

Union Territories (UTs):

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands:
  • Chandigarh:
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli Daman and Diu:
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Goa, Daman and Diu Amendment) Act, 1968, as amended from time to time.
  • Jammu & Kashmir (J&K): Rs. 10
    • Source: Schedule-I of the Stamp Act, 1977, as amended by Act No. XII of 2011.
  • Ladakh: Not Provided
  • Lakshadweep: Not Provided
  • National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT of Delhi): Rs. 10
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Delhi Amendment) Acts.
  • Puducherry (Pondicherry): Rs. 4.50
    • Source: The Indian Stamp (Pondicherry Amendment) Acts.

This blog, along with its comprehensive guide serves as an valuable resource, offering clarity on stamp duty rates for affidavits across India's diverse states and UTs. Whether you're a legal professional or an individual involved in documentation processes, staying informed about these regulations is paramount for ensuring legal compliance and financial accuracy. As the legal landscape may evolve, it's advisable to stay updated on any amendments or changes in stamp duty regulations for affidavits.

 

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