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Sale Agreement Registration & Stamp Duty Charges in Bangalore- Karnataka - 2022

For homes in the affordable category, up to Rs 45 lakhs, stamp duty rates in Bangalore have been cut from 5% to 3%.

We have tried to provide information on the Stamp duty charges in Bangalore - 2022, We hope this will provide you with the necessary information in case you are in the process of buying a new home.

What is Stamp Duty?

Is defined as the legal fees paid by a home buyer to the sub-registrar of the area in which the property is located in condition to have the property registered in his name in the government's records. Stamp duties are imposed, and the amount is set by state governments.

Registration & Stamp duty charges in Bangalore/ Karnataka in 2022

On September 20, 2021, the Karnataka assembly approved a modification to the Stamp Act, 1957, decreasing the state's stamp tax on properties priced from Rs 35 lakhs and Rs 45 lakhs to 3% from 5% previously. The reduced charges are only applicable to new real estate registrations. On July 22, 2021, the Karnataka government declared that stamp duty would be reduced. For properties worth less than Rs 20 lakhs, the stamp duty was decreased from 5% to 2% in 2019. There have been no major changes in the charges. Know more

As noted previously, homebuyers in Karnataka should pay registration fees when buying a home. In Karnataka, buyers must pay a registration fee of 1% of the deal's value. It's worth noting that the registration fee is supplementary to the stamp duty.

Stamp Duty & Surcharge

In regards to stamp duty in Karnataka, you'll have to budget for the cess and surcharge that would be included in the property registration fees in Bangalore and other localities around the state. A ten percent cess and a two percent surcharge are levied to properties priced above Rs 35 lakhs. In relation to urban areas, this is true. As a consequence, you'll have to pay 5.6 percent in stamp duty. Because the premium is 3% in rural areas, a house buyer pays 5.65% in stamp duty.

Stamp Duty For Women

How to calculate stamp duty in Bangalore?

Step 1: Simply log on to the Kaveri Online Services website or click here to be directed to the page.

Step 2: The Karnataka stamp duty calculator has certain prerequisites. Fill in the nature of the document and proceed. In this case, we have selected ‘sale of flat’ as the nature of the document.

Step 3: You will be asked to fill in property details such as region type – whether BBMP, city corporation, municipal corporation, town panchayat, gram panchayat, or others. You can choose this from the drop-down menu.

Other details to be included are the indicative market value and the indicative consideration amount. What is the indicative consideration amount? To arrive at the stamp duty rates and charges, the market value is the value as worked out as per the consideration (or ready reckoner, or stamp duty) mentioned in the document, whichever is higher. If the consideration value is higher, this will be taken into account to calculate stamp duty.

If you are unaware of the market value, you can also calculate it at this stage using the calculator provided. Simply click on ‘Calculate market value’ to proceed.

Once you have filled in the details, the calculator will show you the indicative stamp duty charges, surcharge, cess, total stamp duty, and total registration fees for your property.

Factors involved in stamp duty charges

Stamp duty & its relationship to carpet area calculation in Bangalore?

Even though properties now have to be sold on the basis of carpet area under the provisions of the RERA, the stamp duty on property in Bangalore is typically calculated on the super built-up area. In the case of independent houses, the total constructed area is used to calculate stamp duty in Bangalore.

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