More than 50 per cent of revenue from the total collections of Rs 150 crore has been collected online in the last financial year.
Bhubaneswar: A day after the Orissa High Court restrained BMC from collecting enhanced holding tax, the State unit of Congress on Monday demanded that the civic body should return the…
Bhubaneswar: After 21 years, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to revise holding tax collected from land owners based on the updated benchmark value of land cost. As per existing rules, State government increases the benchmark value of land in every two years. Based on that, BMC is supposed to fix the holding tax […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of BJP on Friday came down heavily on the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) by drawing an equation of its holding tax with the Jizya tax. Jizya or jizyah is a per capita yearly taxation historically levied in the form of financial charge on permanent non-Muslim subjects of a state governed by […]
Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of BJP workers from Bhubaneswar district unit took out a rally in the capital city on Friday protesting the steep hike in the holding tax and demanded its revocation within a month. The saffron party workers took out a massive procession from Mausi Maa Square to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) office and submitted […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid protests to revoke the hike in holding tax, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Sunday informed that buildings of the tax defaulters will be sealed. In a letter to the all zonal deputy commissioners (ZDCs), the BMC directed to initiate certificate cases, under the OPDR Act 162, against all the defaulters. “Steps may also […]
Bhubaneswar: Clarifying on the directive issued by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) regarding sealing of houses of the holding tax defaulters, deputy commissioner (Revenue) of the civic body, Srimant Mishra on Sunday said that the tax pending more than three years attracts action known as certificate case as per OPDR (The Orissa Public Demands Recovery) […]
Bhubaneswar: After drawing flak from several quarters over the hike in holding tax effected by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Odisha government on Monday put the revised tax on hold. Speaking to media, Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said that holding tax in the Capital city will continue to be collected as […]