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I had stamped on a 2-year tenancy agreement. However, the tenancy period was changed to 1 year instead. Can I get a stamp duty refund?

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Stamping is required if a new agreement was executed to effect the change.


However, if you had canceled the previous agreement, no refund can be allowed if the instrument has been made use of.


An instrument is considered 'made use of' if any of the parties to the instrument has enforced his/her rights under the instrument or has in any way acted on the terms of the instrument.


Examples of this include when payment has been made, a deposit has been forfeited, compensation has been obtained, possession of the property has been taken, or the lease term has commenced.


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