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Will liquidity gush lead to stamp duty, income tax rationalisation?
Business

Will liquidity gush lead to stamp duty, income tax rationalisation?

Another upshot of surge in deposits would be the inevitable reduction in lending rates that could go a long way in reviving the economy

Demonetisation: Signs of deep freeze in Mumbai realty as stamp duty, registrations fall by 35%
Politics

Demonetisation: Signs of deep freeze in Mumbai realty as stamp duty, registrations fall by 35%

About 5,300 documents used to come for registration on a daily basis, which has come down to around 3,500 after the announcement

UP govt will let you file stamp duty online
News & Analysis

UP govt will let you file stamp duty online

Uttar Pradesh is all set to allow the use of net banking and debit cards to pay registration and stamp fees on property transactions.

Mumbai home sales up 28%, launches fall: Here is why prices will further go up
Business

Mumbai home sales up 28%, launches fall: Here is why prices will further go up

Capital values have not gone up despite construction and land costs having gone up in the last three years.

Body blow: Stamp duty hike on cards; cost of buying home in Mumbai may go further up
Business

Body blow: Stamp duty hike on cards; cost of buying home in Mumbai may go further up

For the government, the duty hike will most likely boomerang with tax collection falling further

How stamp duty authorities unlease a tyranny in real estate transactions
Business

How stamp duty authorities unlease a tyranny in real estate transactions

What needs to be done is restoration of preemptive purchase scheme under the income tax law.

RBI eases norms for home loans for up to Rs 10 lakh
Economy

RBI eases norms for home loans for up to Rs 10 lakh

As per the current practice, banks do not include stamp duty, registration and other documentation charges in the cost of housing property.

Budget 2015: Accord infrastructure status to housing finance industry
Economy

Budget 2015: Accord infrastructure status to housing finance industry

The government could hasten the development of the nascent low-cost housing industry and specific satellite townships by providing tax incentives, says Edelweiss Housing Finance Limited president Anil Kothuri.

Sebi does away with stamp duty for demat a/c agreements
Investing

Sebi does away with stamp duty for demat a/c agreements

The market regulator had recently replaced the agreements which are entered between a depository participant and demat account holder with a simpler and a common document titled 'Rights and Obligations'.

Odisha gives miners deadline for stamp duty payment or stop mining
Economy

Odisha gives miners deadline for stamp duty payment or stop mining

The state today instructed all district collectors not to allow operation of mines if the miners fail to deposit required stamp duty by 9 July.

Maharashtra realtors want reduction of stamp duty
Economy

Maharashtra realtors want reduction of stamp duty

Recalling that Chavan promised developers in a joint meeting a few months ago that the government would give top priority to affordable and mass housing, Gundecha pointed out that any hike in the duty would dampen buyer-sentiment.

Increase in Noida circle rates for stamp duty won't up prices
Economy

Increase in Noida circle rates for stamp duty won't up prices

This is because a person who has already bought a house or a plot does not have to pay more or the difference in value for the already purchased property. The only extra expense incurred by the purchaser will be the cost of stamp duty.

Goa mine owners to pay 15% royalty for lease renewal
Economy

Goa mine owners to pay 15% royalty for lease renewal

Goa cabinet has approved an amendment to the Stamp Duty Act under which mine owners will have to pay 15 percent of their royalty for next 20 years for getting renewal of the lease.

News Wrap: VK Singh bribed, Team Anna under fire
India

News Wrap: VK Singh bribed, Team Anna under fire

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Get ready to pay a lot more to rent in Mumbai
Economy

Get ready to pay a lot more to rent in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government, in an attempt to increase its income, has proposed a hike in stamp duty on rentals of residential and commercial properties.

Why your home loan just got a little more expensive
Investing

Why your home loan just got a little more expensive

A recent notification from the Reserve Bank of India directs banks to exclude stamp duty, registration and other documentation charges while calculating the value of a property