Simplified Version of the Abhay Yojana Scheme 2023 Maharashtra Government

Simplified Version of the Abhay Yojana Scheme 2023 Maharashtra Government

Simplified Version of the Abhay Yojana Scheme 2023 Maharashtra Government

Translated Version

Revenue and Forest Department/M-1 (Policy)

Draft Minutes of Cabinet Meeting

Subject: Regarding the Implementation of "Maharashtra Stamp Duty Abhay Yojana 2023" in the State of Maharashtra...

The Revenue (Stamp Duty and Registration) Department, in a meeting held on November 29, 2023, discussed the proposal submitted regarding the implementation of the "Maharashtra Stamp Duty Abhay Yojana 2023." The Cabinet has made the following decisions:

  1. The "Maharashtra Stamp Duty Abhay Yojana 2023" will be implemented in two phases: from December 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024, and from February 1, 2024, to March 31, 2024.

  2. The Abhay Yojana will be valid for specific types of documents executed on stamp paper sold by government-recognized stamp dealers or authorized mechanisms.

  3. Documents executed by various authorities, such as MHADA, CIDCO, Municipal Corporations, Development Authorities, etc., will be eligible for the scheme.

  4. In connection with the remission of stamp duty and penalty in pending cases, the following approvals have been granted for documents executed between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 2000:

    a. First Phase of the Scheme:

    • Stamp duty up to Rs.1,00,000: 100 percent exemption; Penalty: 100 percent rebate
    • Stamp duty above Rs.1,00,000: 50 percent exemption; Penalty: 100 percent rebate

    b. Second Phase of the Scheme:

    • Stamp duty up to Rs.1,00,000: 80 percent exemption; Penalty: 80 percent rebate
    • Stamp duty above Rs.1,00,000: 40 percent exemption; Penalty: 70 percent rebate
  5. For documents executed between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2020, the scheme offers exemptions and concessions on stamp duty and penalties based on specific criteria.

  6. The translated version of the decision has been approved to be published immediately in the Government Gazette.

Disclaimer: This translation is an attempt to facilitate understanding and is not legally binding. Individuals are advised to verify the contents with the official Marathi circular and seek advice from legal advisors and respective government departments before making decisions based on the above information. The translator holds no liability for any consequences.

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