WB to request districts to waive tax for blue buildings

West Bengal government will request municipalities in other districts to follow Kolkata Municipal Corporation's decision to waive property tax for residential buildings painted in blue and white, a state minister on Monday said.

Civic body seals 61 mobile towers for evading property tax

Coming down on defaulters, the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation has sealed 61 mobile towers for non-payment of property tax.

Congress deceiving people on property tax issue: Sukhbir

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday lashed at Punjab Congress leaders for allegedly deceiving people of Punjab on the property tax issue and hit back at Congress led UPA for "arm twisting" the states into taking the decision.

HC orders notice to CBI on plea seeking probe

Madurai Bench of Madras High Court ordered issue of notice to CBI on plea praying for a probe into Tiruchirappalli corporation using "unauthorised" software for assessing and collecting property tax.

Protest march against introduction of property tax in Punjab

Activists of Hindu outfits today held a protest march here against the imposition of "huge property tax" by the state government.

Chinese couples rush to divorce to avoid new property sales tax imposed by govt

In a bid to avoid a new property sales tax imposed by the government, Chinese couples are now rushing to divorce.

Property tax in trans-Yamuna area likely to go up

Property tax in trans-Yamuna area is likely to go up with East Delhi Municipal Corporation on Thursday.

NDMC proposes 3 per cent hike in property tax

People residing in NDMC areas may end up paying double the property tax with the civic body proposing a 3 per cent hike in valuation of property.

Punjab Cong releases manifesto for civic polls

Punjab Congress released its manifesto for the municipal corporation elections promising not to impose property tax on residential units, regularise illegal colonies and made the civic bodies corruption free.

BJP`s municipal leadership oppose move to hike pro

Ruling BJP in the three Delhi municipal corporations raised their objection to the announcements made by Commissioners on increasing property tax and parking charges.

Delhi: No increase in property tax of VVIP areas

The New Delhi Municipal Council`s
(NDMC) budget unveiled on Friday spared the VVIP areas of an increase in property tax.

US court breather to Indian mission on tax issue

The Indian mission in New York
will not have to pay taxes worth USD 42.5 million on its
property in NYC.

MCD collects all-time high property tax of Rs 1500 cr

The MCD, which has been going
all-out to increase its dwindling cash reserves, on Tuesday said it
has collected Rs 1500 crore in property tax during the
financial year 2010-11 -- an all-time high.

Cong opposes proposed property tax hike, slams BJP-ruled MCD

The opposition Congress in MCD on Tuesday
strongly opposed the hike in property tax.

No property tax from unauthorized colonies, villages: MCD

Owners of properties in
unauthorised colonies, rural villages and urbanised villages
in the capital will not need to pay house tax from now on, the
MCD said on Wednesday.

`India, UN missions owe no property tax to NYC`

India and other countries do not owe tens of millions of dollars in property taxes on New York City buildings which they use as diplomatic missions.

Commercial units in Metro stations must pay property tax: MCD

The MCD Friday said that
commercial establishments within the premises of Metro
stations will have to pay property tax to it.

MCD move to collect property tax from unauthorised colonies

Keen to increase tax revenue from
low-collection areas, the MCD has asked owners of properties
in unauthorised colonies.

BMC`s new Property Tax norms to make living in Mumbai costlier

Living in the city as compared to
the suburbs is all set to get more costlier from October with
the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai`s (MCGM) passing
the new property tax norms.

MCD proposes hike in property tax

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday finalised the budget estimates for 2010-11, proposing a hike in tax on both residential and non-residential properties.