Extend date for availing rebate on property tax: Kuldeep

Port Blair
30 Jul 2018

The President of Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma has taken up the issue of payment of Property tax  by the residents of the city. In a letter to the Secretary, Municipal Council, Mr Sharma said that the  Port Blair Municipal Council implemented the revised method of Property Tax  w.e.f 01.04.2017 and a special rebate of 10% is allowed for  payment of property tax  for  the year 2018-19  on or before 31/07/2018. He pointed out that the  academic year 2018-19  has already  commenced  and   admission in different colleges  in these islands   as well as in mainland  for higher studies  is under process.  The  general public are facing much  financial stringency  owing to the  expenditure   on   schooling and  admission  of their children  for higher studies   in various colleges in  mainland. Majority of property tax payers   of Port Blair   are facing problem  in paying the property tax before 31/07/2018  for availing the rebate of 10%, he said urging the Municipal Council to extend the last date for availing rebate of 10% on payment of Property tax for a period of atleast three months.