Stamp Paper: Tamil Nadu

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The Tamil Nadu Stamp Act, 2013

The Tamil Nadu Stamp Act, 2013 is an Act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly that consolidates and amends the law relating to stamps in the state. It came into force on October 1, 2013.

The Act provides for the levy of stamp duty on various instruments, such as conveyances, contracts, wills, and guarantees. It also prescribes the manner in which instruments should be stamped and the penalties for non-compliance.

The Act also establishes a Valuation Committee to determine the market value of immovable property for the purpose of stamp duty assessment.

Some of the key provisions of the Tamil Nadu Stamp Act, 2013 are as follows:

  • All instruments chargeable with duty must be stamped before or at the time of execution.
  • Instruments executed out of India may be stamped within three months after they have been first received in the state.
  • The person required to cancel an adhesive stamp must do so by writing his name or initial or the name or initials of his firm with the date of his so writing.
  • No second instrument chargeable with duty shall be written upon a piece of stamped paper upon which an instrument chargeable with duty has already been written.
  • The Valuation Committee shall consist of a chairman and two members appointed by the government.
  • The committee shall determine the market value of immovable property for the purpose of stamp duty assessment.

Stamp Duty in Tamil Nadu

DocumentExplanationStamp Duty Rate
Acknowledgement of a debtA written acknowledgment of owing a debt.0.5% of the amount acknowledged
Administration BondA bond filed by administrators of an estate.0.5% of the value of the property
Adoption DeedLegal document formalizing the adoption of a person.0.5% of the value of the property
AffidavitA written statement of facts sworn to be true.Click Here to get details
Agreement or Memorandum of an AgreementA contract between parties outlining terms and conditions.0.5% of the value of the property or transaction involved
Agreement related to deposit of Title-Deeds, Pawn or PledgeDocument related to the deposit or pledge of assets.0.5% of the value of the property
Appointment in Execution of PowerDocument appointing someone to execute a power.Rs. 15
Appraisement or ValuationDocument relating to the appraisal or valuation of property.Rs. 5
Apprenticeship DeedAgreement outlining terms of an apprenticeship.Rs. 5
Articles of Association of a CompanyDocument detailing regulations for a company’s operation.Rs. 25
Articles of ClerkshipDocument related to a clerk’s articles of training.Rs. 250
AwardLegal decision or judgment by an arbitrator.0.5% of the amount awarded
Bill of ExchangeWritten order to pay a certain amount to a specific party.Nil
BondAgreement with specified financial obligations.0.5% of the amount secured by the bond
Bottomry BondBond related to maritime law, involving ship and cargo.0.5% of the amount secured by the bond
CancellationDocument cancelling a previous agreement or transaction.Rs. 5
Certificate of SaleDocument certifying the sale of property.Rs. 5 on Every Rs. 500
Certificate or Other DocumentGeneral term for various types of certificates.Rupee 1
Charter PartyAgreement for hiring a whole or part of a ship.Rupee 1
Composition DeedAgreement settling terms of debt repayment.0.5% of the amount agreed upon
ConveyanceTransfer of property ownership.6% of the value of the property
Conveyance in the nature of part performanceConveyance showing partial transfer.3% of the value of the property
Copy or extractDuplicate copy or extract of a document.Rupee 1
Counterpart or duplicateDuplicate or counterpart of an original document.Rupee 1
Customs BondBond related to customs duties or taxes.Rs. 5
DebentureDocument evidencing a loan or debt.Rs. 3.75 on every Rs. 500
DivorceLegal dissolution of a marriage.Rupee 1
Entry as an advocate, vakil, or attorney on the roll of any high courtEnrolment as a legal practitioner.Rs. 500 (Advocate/Vakil), Rs. 250 (Attorney)
Exchange of PropertyTransfer of property through exchange.6% of the value of the property
Further ChargeAdditional charge on an existing mortgage.0.5% of the amount secured by the charge
GiftTransfer of property as a gift.Nil
Indemnity BondBond ensuring compensation for loss or damage.0.5% of the amount secured by the bond
LeaseLegal agreement for property use.1% of the annual rent, Click here to get more detai
Letter of allotment of sharesLetter confirming allocation of shares in a company.Rupee 1
Letter of Credit (Letter of Guarantee)Financial instrument to ensure payment to a third party.Rupee 1
Letter of LicenseDocument granting a license for certain actions.Rs. 10
Memorandum of association of a companyLegal document outlining company’s constitution.Rs. 40
Mortgage DeedDocument related to mortgage of property.6% of the value of the property
Mortgage of a cropMortgage of agricultural produce or crop.0.5% of the value of the crop
Notarial ActAct performed by a notary public, often involving oaths.Rupee 1
Note or MemorandumWritten note or memorandum of a transaction.Rs. 10
Order for the payment of moneyOfficial order for the payment of a certain amount.Rupee 1
PartitionDocument related to the partition of property.6% of the value of the property
Partnership DeedAgreement outlining terms of partnership.Rs. 10
Dissolution of PartnershipDocument regarding the dissolution of a partnership.Rs. 5
Power of AttorneyAuthorization to act on someone’s behalf.Rupee 1 apart from attorney to sell any immovable property
Protest of Bill or NoteFormal declaration of dishonor of a negotiable instrument.Rupee 1
ReceiptDocument acknowledging the receipt of money or goods.Rupee 1
Reconveyance of Mortgaged PropertyTransfer of mortgaged property back to the owner.Rs. 10
ReleaseDocument releasing someone from a claim or obligation.Rs. 10
Security BondBond providing security against a certain event.0.5% of the amount secured by the bond
Surrender of LeaseDocument surrendering a lease agreement.Nil

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