Note: Persons dealing in the securities market will need to pay a GST of 18% on the fees charged by the regulator SEBI. The new tax rate came into effect from 18th July 2022, the market regulator said in a circular.


The breakdown of all the statutory charges levied by the government are as follows:


Equity Delivery:

  • Securities Transaction Tax (STT): 0.1% only on the turnover (on both buy & sell)

  • Transaction charges: 0.00345% per trade on buy & sell under NSE. BSE charges vary as per the stock (scrip) group:

  • For stocks in group A, B, E, F, FC, G, GC, I, W & T, the BSE transaction charges are ₹3.00 per lakh.

  • For stocks in group SS and ST, the BSE transaction charges are ₹1000 per lakh.

  • For stocks in group XC, XT, XD, Z, P and ZP and M, MT the BSE transaction charges ₹100 per lakh

  • Transaction charges: ₹3.00 per lakh for Offer to Buy Segment and Offer to Sale Segment under BSE.

  • *Stamp duty: 0.01% on turnover

  • SEBI fees: ₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 


 Equity Intraday:

  • STT: 0.025% only on sell side turnover

  • Transaction charges: 0.00345% on turnover under NSE. BSE charges vary as per the stock (scrip) group:

  • For stocks in group A, B, E, F, FC, G, GC, I, W & T, the BSE transaction charges are ₹3.00 per lakh.

  • For the stocks in group SS and ST, the BSE transaction charges are ₹1000 per lakh.

  • For the stocks in the groups XC, XT, XD, Z, P and ZP and M, MT, the BSE transaction charges are ₹100 per lakh

  • Transaction charges: ₹3.00 per lakh for Offer to Buy Segment and Offer to Sale Segment under BSE.

  • *Stamp duty:  0.002%  on turnover

  • SEBI fees:  ₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 


Equity Futures:

  • STT: 0.01% only on sell side turnover

  • Transaction charges: 0.0020% on turnover under NSE

  • *Stamp duty: 0.002% on turnover

  • SEBI fees: ₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 

Equity Options:

  • STT: 0.05% only on sell side turnover

  • Transaction charges: 0.053% on turnover under NSE

  • *Stamp duty: 0.002% on turnover

  • SEBI fees: ₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 


Currency Futures:

  • STT: 0

  • BSE-Currency Exchange turnover charges: 0.00022%

  • NSE-Currency Exchange turnover charges: 0.0009%  

  • *Stamp duty: 0.002% on turnover

  • SEBI fees: ₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 

Currency Options:

  • STT: 0

  • BSE: Exchange turnover charges:  0.001% 

  • NSE: Exchange turnover charges:  0.04%

  • *Stamp duty: 0.002% on turnover

  • SEBI fees: ₹10.00 per crore on turnover 


MCX Commodity Futures:

  • CTT:  0.010% only on sell side turnover (non-agri)

  • Transaction charges:  0.0026% on turnover 

  • *Stamp duty: 0.001% on turnover

  • SEBI fees: ₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 

MCX Commodity Options:

  • CTT: 0.05% only on sell side turnover

  • Transaction charges: Rs. 50/- (Rs per lakh of premium value)

  • *Stamp duty: 0.001% on turnover

  • SEBI fees:₹10.00 per crore on turnover plus 18% GST 


*Stamp duty charges are estimated using rates provided by the Maharashtra government. For clients residing in other states, the rates may differ.

GST of 18% is applicable on transaction charges, brokerage and SEBI fees. For more details, click here. 

If your query is still not resolved, please raise a ticket here.


Happy Trading,

Team Upstox