Stamp duty refund rules (this only covers stamp duty not registration charges)
Refund of stamp duty is granted on –
(i) Spoiled paper
(ii) Blank document
(iii) Document executed but afterwards found to be unfit due to some reason
(iv) In cases of documents executed and registered but transaction cancelled due to some reason or the other
In case of spoiled paper or blank document whether franked or on stamp paper, refund should be claimed within six months from the date of purchase of stamp paper or franked Document.
Executed Document (printed and signed document):
In case of document executed but afterwards found to be unfit due to some valid reason, refund should be claimed within six months from the date of purchase of stamp paper or franked Document.
Executed and Registered Documents:
In case of documents which are executed and registered but for some reason physical possession of property mentioned in the Document has not been handed over to the purchaser then in that case refund should be claimed within two years from the date of document.
REFUND OF EXCESS STAMP DUTY
Kindly note that no refund of excess stamp duty is currently possible.
For any further clarification and for processing your stamp duty refund, please contact…
Courtesy : DNA newspaper 12.May.2012