In accordance with Section 17 of the 1908 Registration Act, leases of more than one year must be registered with local authorities. Both parties pay stamp duty and registration fees. As a general rule, the tenant must pay the additional rental fee. In accordance with the 1908 Registration Act, registration of a rental agreement is mandatory if the duration of the tenancy is 12 months or more. Therefore, to avoid the lengthy and laborious registration process, leases are usually only developed for 11 months. To register your contract, you must pay stamp duty and registration fees. What corporate social responsibility and how much money is spent for it in IndiaThe most leases are signed for 11 months, which avoids stamp duty and other fees. Under the 1908 Registration Act, registration of leases is mandatory if the rental period is 12 months or more. If a rental agreement is registered, it is also mandatory to pay registration fees and stamp duty. Example: For five years of renting in Delhi, the cost of a stamp paper is 2% of the total annual rent of a year and for more than 5 years, but less than 10 years, it is equal to 3% of the average annual rent. For 10 years or more, but less than 20 years, the rate is 6%. If the deposit is indicated in the contract, then Rs. 100 and Rs.
1100 are added for the registration fee. If a property is rented for 2 years, where the first year of Rs. rent 20,000 per month and for the second year of rental is Rs. 22,000 per month. Then the cost of registering the lease would be: 2% of the average rent for 12 months, which is Rs 5040. This can be explained: the average rent for a month is Rs. 21,000, the average rent for one year is 21,000 -12 and 2% of that amount is 5040. In this amount, if there is a security deposit, then rs 100 and Rs 1100 for registration fees will be added. The total cost will be 6240 billion euros. In addition, the costs of the lawyer and other paper works are added up and it is 8 to 10 thousand rupees.
To avoid all these expenses, landlords and tenants therefore enter into an 11-month agreement solely on the basis of mutual consent.