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Maharashtra: Educational institutes made to pay double property tax

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NAGPUR: There seems to be no end to random working of Nagpur Municipal Corporation's (NMC's) property tax department. Even as NMC is unable to provide records of property tax accounts on orders of state information commissioner, it has now emerged that the civic body does not levy a common rate on schools and colleges.

 

Consumer activist Shankar Gulani has obtained information under Right to Information (RTI) Act that shows that while most schools and colleges are levied tax at residential rates, taxes of a few are being assessed at commercial rates. The schools, which are being charged at commercial rates, are apparently unaware of this discrepancy. They are paying double the tax that they should pay as per law.

 

Read at: Educational institutes made to pay double property tax - The Times of India

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