Event Report- Navigating Maharashtra's Stamp Duty Amnesty Scheme: A Path to Compliance and Relief

In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate transactions, understanding the intricacies of stamp duty is crucial for both professionals and property owners alike. With the recent introduction of Maharashtra's Stamp Duty Amnesty Scheme, there emerges some hope for individuals grappling with penalties and non-compliance issues.
In a bid to shed light on this transformative scheme, a webinar was recently hosted by Moneylife Foundation. Led by renowned chartered accountant and esteemed authority on housing society matters, Mr Ramesh Prabhu, the webinar proved to be an enlightening journey into the realm of stamp duty relief and compliance.
Mr Prabhu, with over three decades of experience in the field, brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the discussion. As the founder-partner at R S Prabhu & Associates Chartered Accountants and Chairman of the Maharashtra Societies Welfare Association (MahaSeWA), his insights were highly anticipated and eagerly received by the attendees.
The webinar commenced with a warm welcome to the audience, setting the stage for an in-depth exploration of Maharashtra's Stamp Duty Amnesty Scheme. Participants were guided through the scheme's key features, eligibility criteria and the application process, gaining valuable insights into navigating this relief program effectively.
One of the primary highlights of the webinar was Mr Prabhu's comprehensive overview of the consequences of non-payment of stamp duty and the associated penalties. Attendees gained a deeper understanding of the potential implications of non-compliance and the importance of rectifying past discrepancies.
Throughout the session, Mr Prabhu emphasised the significance of timely compliance and the benefits of leveraging the Stamp Duty amnesty scheme to alleviate the burden of penalties. Participants were equipped with practical tips and strategies to ensure compliance with stamp duty regulations and maximise the benefits offered by the scheme.
Moreover, Mr Prabhu's extensive experience in shaping cooperative policies and legislation in Maharashtra added a unique perspective to the discussion. Attendees gained valuable insights into the legislative landscape surrounding housing societies, redevelopment and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA).
In conclusion, Maharashtra's Stamp Duty Amnesty Scheme represents a significant opportunity for individuals and entities to rectify past discrepancies, ensure compliance and mitigate penalties. With expert guidance from industry leaders like Mr Ramesh Prabhu, navigating this scheme becomes a path to both relief and compliance in the dynamic realm of real estate transactions.
A video recording is available on our YouTube Channel:


Date: 15 Feb 2024
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue: Online Webinar

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