Tap property tax potential at city level, suggests Economic Survey

tax, Economic Survey, urban development

Latest News – With rapid urbanisation posing tremendous challenges in delivery of services, the Economic Survey on Tuesday suggested that municipalities should tap the potential of “property tax” to generate additional revenues at the city level.

The survey found through a study that bengaluru and Jaipur are currently collecting no more than 5-20 per cent of their respective potential for property tax. It suggested that “satellite imagery” should be used for improving urban governance by facilitating better property tax compliance.

“Urbanisation will pose considerable challenges for municipalities over the (Read More)

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