Remission of Stamp Duty by 2% for Several types of Registration

Government in the Finance (Revenue) Department have considered the necessity for remission of Stamp Duty temporarily by 2% for several types of registration up to 31st December, 2022

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department (Revenue)
Nabanna, Howrah- 711102

No. 1645-F.T/FT/O/1A-01/2022 Stamp Dated, Howrah, the 27th September, 2022.

ORDER

Considering the economic slowdown due to Covid 19 pandemic, the Government in the Finance (Revenue) Department had considered the necessity for remission of Stamp Duty temporarily by 2% for several types of registration up to 31st January, 2022, vide Notification No. 1281-F.T dated 30th October, 2021.

Government in the Finance Department also considered the issue of Circle Rate and considering the necessity, reduced the Circle Rate temporarily by 10% on all immovable properties situated in the State of West Bengal up to 31st January, 2022, vide Notification No. 1282-F.T. dated 30th October, 2021.

Subsequently, to give further relief to the pandemic affected common people including home buyers, and also for generation of employment, the effective date of those two notifications was extended till 31st March, 2022, vide Order No. 133-F.T. dated 29th January, 2022 and thereafter till 30th September, 2022 vide Order No. 523-F.T. dated 31st March, 2022.

Now, in the interest of public service and also considering the interest of the home-buyers who have suffered extremely due to Covid 19 pandemic, it has been decided by Government in the Finance Department to further extend the benefits of Notification No. 1281-F.T dated 30th October, 2021 and Notification No. 1282-F.T dated 30th October, 2021 till 31st December, 2022.

By order of the Governor,

Senior Special Secretary
to the Government of West Bengal

No. 1645-FT dated 27.09.2022, Source

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