SMS service to pay property tax evincing good response
Amritsar, Could 26
The Municipal Company officers claimed that the SMS alert service for the property tax payers initiated by the civic physique was getting an excellent response.
Staff on the Citizen Facilitation Centre (CFC) had been sending brief messages on the cell phones of tax payers to pay property tax. MC Joint Commissioner Hardeep Singh mentioned: “Almost 48,000 SMS have been despatched by the division to date. The MC is getting an excellent reply from this effort. Within the brief message, tax payers are being requested to deposit tax on-line at mseva.lgpunjab.gov.in.”
MC officers claimed that a big part of tax payers have began depositing their property tax on-line. Throughout the present fiscal from April 1 to 24, the MC has collected greater than Rs 3 crore property tax, whereas within the final fiscal solely Rs 1.20 crore was collected as property tax. Hardeep Singh mentioned property tax restoration can be expedited. He mentioned tax can be collected from defaulters and sealing drive would even be carried out.