Legal Fees

Calculators




To use the calculator key in the property price. The calculator will automatically calculate total legal or lawyer fees (with 6% service tax & disbursement) and stamp duty or Memorandum of Transfer (MOT).

For property price exceeding RM7.5 million, legal fees of the excess RM7.5 million is negotiable but subjected to maximum of 0.4%.

If you have any comments or looking for more information please leave it in “How to Calculate Legal Fees & Stamp Duty when Buying a Property?” post.


A calculator set up for Australia is available at http://www.hsbc.com.au/1/2/personal/home-loans/calculators/stamp-duty/



Rental House

Income derived from a rental property is taxable. If you own a rental property, the rental income obtained should be declared in your income tax return form.

Bear in mind that not all monetary transaction between the house owner & tenant is taxable. Also remember that certain expenses on the rental property are eligible for deduction to reduce the income tax.

Take a look at the following scenario.

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Everyone would like to buy a property, either for own stay or for an investment. However, do you know that on top of the property price, you have to pay a substantial amount of money for legal or lawyer fees and stamp duty?

Legal fees is payable to the appointed lawyer who will prepare Sale & Purchase Agreement between purchaser and vendor. On other hand, Stamp Duty which also known as Memorandum Of Transfer (MOT) is payable to the government & collected by Lawyer on behalf of the government.

Below is the details on how to calculate Legal Fees & Stamp Duty or else you may use online Legal Fees & Stamp Duty calculator.

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