Property tax in Bengaluru

Last Updated at: September 29, 2019
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Property tax or house tax is a local tax levied by municipal authorities for maintaining basic civic amenities in your area. For 2016-17, Bengaluru has been classified into A, B, C, D, E and F zones. Property tax can be paid from 1st April 2016 till 30th May 2016. If paid before 30th April 2016, you get a rebate of 5%. You can make the payment towards your property tax if you already paid the property tax at least once by using your SAS application number for 2008-09 or later or Property Identification Number (PID). PIDs contain information on ward numbers, street ID and new plot numbers assigned to various properties. If any changes are made in the structure of the property, necessary additions or deletions are to be made in the application. Once the entries are complete, you can generate a challan. This challan along with return has to be used for the payment of property tax in any of the Canara bank branches in jurisdictional area only. There are two main ways to pay property taxes in Bengaluru. The first is the manual method and the second is the online method of tax payment.

Manual Payment

To pay the property tax the manual way, you will need to fill out all the applicable forms and take them to the authorised centers to pay the tax. The tax can be paid via card or demand draft at these centers. These centers are: 1. Bengaluru One Centre 2. ARO offices 3. Canara Bank 4. Corporation Bank 5. HDFC Bank 6. IDBI Bank 7. Induslnd Bank 8. Indian Overseas Bank 9. Kotak Mahindra Bank 10. Yes Bank 11. ING Vysya Bank

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Online Payment

To pay the tax online, all you need is your old and new PID numbers or the base application number. Once you have these details, you can go to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) website and enter them to retrieve the details of the tax due on the property and instruction for paying it online. The tax receipt issued by the BBMP will contain all the details about the payment. These details include the application number, payment location, the assessment year, the tax payable, the cess applicable, the total tax payable, any advances paid etc. If the payment is made via cash, demand draft or credit/debit cards then the receipt will be issued immediately. If it is made online then the receipt will be issued as a soft copy which can be saved and printed out at a later date.

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