Metropolis’s property giants are evading taxes: BBMP

The civic corporation has requested them to make suitable correction inside one month; in any other case they’ll face stringent motion


It’s a terrible time for the ones evading property tax by way of making false declarations.

With the help of a brand new property size-calculation generation, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has discovered 10 essential tax evaders who are stated to have cheated to the music of Rs 231.sixty six crore on belongings tax.

Now, the civic company has requested these tax evaders to pay the dues within a month or face fines double the pending tax.

BBMP commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad has threatened to submit the names of those tax evaders on the civic enterprise’s internet site in the event that they failed to pay the revised
assets tax in time.

“One month time has been granted to the tax evaders. From Wednesday until January thirteen, 2017, every body can pay taxes together with the ones who’ve falsely declared property taxes. Failing to do so, they might invite trouble,” he stated.

BBMP’s revenue officers randomly decided on  residences each from its zones and determined versions in the belongings tax announcement.

MK Gunashekhar, chairman of taxation and finance standing committee, advised Bangalore Replicate, “On a pilot foundation, we used the whole station survey technology which offers ideal measurements of homes’ height and constructed place. We calculated the residences of Orion Mall, Salarpuria, Bagamane Tech Park, Leela Palace, Nitte Meenakshi and different belongings owners who’ve falsely declared their property taxes at the same time as paying the quantities. A call for being aware (See Box) has already been raised, but we need them to come ahead and pay the taxes voluntarily,” he stated.