In Maharashtra, holiday and licensing contracts must be stamped with a flat rate of 0.25 per cent of the total rent for this period. If a non-refundable bond is also paid to the lessor, stamp duty will be levied at the same rate on these non-refundable bonds. To register the contract, you will need some basic documents from the tenant, landlord and witnesses, such as a passport-sized photo. B, a photocopy of proof of identity (for example. B PAN card) and the electricity bill or real estate document such as index II or receipt of taxes from the property that is rented. States could soon begin enforcing the provisions of the 2019 Model Rent Act, as the center aims to give the policy a more restrictive meaning by transposing it into law. The project was made available to the public and policy proposals were submitted by October 31, 2020. After this period, the model policy could be the vision document on which states will submit their own rent laws. If this happens, Maharashtra`s rental market will also undergo significant changes. The move will unlock a large number of units in the rental segment.

If you. B enter into a leave and licence contract for 24 months, with a monthly rent of Rs 25,000 and a refundable deposit of five Lakhs, you must pay a stamp duty of Rs 1,750 (with 0.25% on the rental of Rs six Lakhs for two years and Rs a Lakh for two years). Housing.com has launched a fully digital, contactless service to create leases. If you want to complete the formalities quickly and without any problems, you just have to fill out the details, create the online rental contract, sign the contract digitally and get an electronic stamp in seconds. It is the owner`s responsibility to register the lease, otherwise the lessor may have to pay a fine of 5,000 Ds and expect a prison sentence of up to three months. If the leave and licence contract is not registered and there is a dispute between the lessor and the tenant, the contractual terms invoked by the tenant are considered to be the actual and correct conditions under which the property was granted to the tenancy, unless there is evidence to the contrary. The basic framework for stamp duty is defined in the Indian Stamp Act of 1899, which allows states to change the same rules according to their needs.