Stamp duty for tenancy agreement formula

These are the formulae for calculating stamp duty for tenancy agreements depending on the duration of the tenancy:

1 year or less


stamp duty = (monthly rental x 12 - 2400)/250

More than 1 year but equal to or less than 3 years


stamp duty = [(monthly rental x 12)/250] x 2

More than 3 years


stamp duty = [(monthly rental x 12)/250] x 4

Where to pay


Stamp duty can be paid at Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (Inland Revenue Department or more commonly known as the Income Tax Department), location map below:


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Stamp duty tabulated according to monthly rental against duration (click to enlarge)