Latest Expert Exchange Queries

GST Demo Service software link:
Username: demouser Password: demopass
Get your inventory and invoicing software GST Ready from Binarysoft
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing | GST - Goods and Services Tax
Popular Search: list of goods taxed at 4% :: VAT Audit :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: VAT RATES :: TDS :: due date for vat payment :: cpt :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: empanelment :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: form 3cd
News Headlines »
  10 incomes you need not pay any tax on
 How To File Income Tax Returns In Three Steps By March 31, 2018
 10 things about income tax every taxpayer should know
 What to do if your TDS is not deposited with the government
 What if you forget to verify your Income Tax return?
 TDS on rent and other tax tasks to complete before March 31
 5 income tax changes which will come into effect from April 1, 2018
 Why you shouldn't be a last-minute tax filer
 How to calculate income tax for this assessment year on Moneycontrol
 6 Tax notices you may get and how to cope with them Income Tax Notice
 Deadline to pay advance tax ends tomorrow: Here is a step-by-step guide

Property tax payment simplified, BMC starts issuing bills to citizens
August, 16th 2014

Often at the receiving end of a great deal of criticism, the civic body has won high praise for simplifying property tax payments. In a citizen-friendly move, the corporation has started sending bills in the name of individual consumers instead of societies.

Under the new practice, citizens will have the freedom of clearing their dues on their own without being dependent on their housing societies. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is also planning to include an option to pay property tax bills on its mobile application MCGM 24X7.

The option, which is likely to go live in September, will enable the public to clear dues anytime from anywhere in the world. Activists have welcomed the move, terming it a win-win proposition for both the civic body and Mumbaikars.

"We took the decision to help residents pay their bills as per their convenience than the society paying it. We expect more timely payments from residents in such a case," said Additional Municipal Commissioner Rajiv Jalota.

According to the BMC records, there are 2.72 lakh property-tax payers, including nearly 2 lakh societies. So far, the civic body has managed to issue separate bills in the names of about 65,000 residents. It plans to cover all property owners by next fiscal.

Civic activists said it was a long-standing demand on the part of many housing societies. They said if all is well amongst the members of a society, property tax bills are paid on time. However, in case of a dispute, some members stop paying maintenance bills thus putting pressure on other members.

"This leads to delays in clearing bills sometimes. Hence, receiving bill in a flat owners name will be of help. A person will be responsible for his/her bills only," said Raj Kumar Sharma, head of Chembur-based citizens' group advanced locality management and networking action committee.

Sharma though suggested the BMC should ensure it allows residents to clear bills through the mobile application as well as the citizen facilitation centres (CFCs). He added, "Not everybody, especially senior citizens, are threadbare with the technology. Hence, they may not use the BMC application and will still queue up at CFCs. The corporation should keep all ends open where people can clear dues."

Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2018 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Binarysoft Technologies - Privacy Policy

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions