The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) will take action against those who fail to pay the property taxes to the corporation on time. The list of those who have not paid the property tax will be made after March 31, the last date for the submission of the property tax.
If sources are to be believed, about 50 per cent people of Dehradun have still not paid the property tax. So far the corporation has collected more than Rs 40 crore from property tax on residential as well as non residential buildings but is yet to achieve its target of Rs 75 crore. About the owners who fail to pay the property tax the MCD tax superintendent Dharmesh Painuly informed that the list of such owners who are already registered with the corporation but have not submitted the property tax will be prepared and then appropriate action will be taken against them by MCD. He further said that on the spot verification procedure will be done for those building owners including slum dwellers who are not registered with the MCD. However, he mentioned that a considerable number of taxpayers from slum areas are regularly coming to pay their taxes in the corporation.
In the last two days, MCD has collected the property tax of about Rs 19 lakh and the official are hopeful that the corporation will easily collect over Rs 50 crore by the end of March.
Friday, 28 February 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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