Stamp duty is a tax levied on documents with legal, commercial and financial implications. It would cover things like leases, land titles and even insurance policies. It`s like paying income tax for income, but now you pay taxes for a deal. Two copies must be stamped, one for the owner and the other for the tenant. The additional copy of the lease stamped RM10. Second, the Hasil setem must be “cancelled” according to the methods below, and the agreement is considered duly labelled: PEOPLE may wonder why I write about treaties and agreements, because they think that everyone already understands these simple and fundamental issues. But does Joe Public really know contracts and deals when he doesn`t deal with them often? However, if the contract is challenged during manufacturing, the person concerned may request that it be stamped. Of course, penalties must be paid. The delinquent party may be prosecuted, but this is rarely the case.

As part of the normal transaction, a stamp application can be made online on the link listed above, and a notice of evaluation is issued and payment can be made online or at any Stamp Office branch. The stamp certificate (relating to the instrument of the value of the tax paid) is issued electronically and the instrument is considered duly stamped. It is best to get original stamped copies for each part; one for the tenant, one for the landlord and another for the real estate agent (if any). Also note that if the amount you receive after deducting the RM2.400 rental exemption per year is NOT a multiple of 250, you must round that number to the next (and highest) 250. Stamp your wholesale lease is proof that it is real and real (not fake!)! The stamp should normally include the date and time of the stamp and the name of the authority that stamps it. The calculation here is simpler. As the previous example of the monthly rm1.700 rental, the administration fee is 150 RM. Therefore, the total amount to be paid for a lease of one year or less (stamp duty and administrative fees): (RM82 RM150) – RM232. With a stamp, it is certain to say that your agreement can be used as evidence in court. Without a stamp, your contract cannot be presented as evidence in court.

In accordance with Section 52 (1) of the Stamp Act 1949: If you have your lease stamped by LHDN, your lease is valid.