Is your house or shop going to be confiscated somewhere in Bihar? List made of more than 200 people..

After the construction of houses, shops, hotels and other types of construction in Muzaffarpur urban area of ​​Bihar, the problems of the people doing residential and commercial use, who are not paying the property tax of the Municipal Corporation regularly, are going to increase. After March 31, the Municipal Corporation is preparing to take strict action against all such people. In the first phase, show cause notices will be issued to those who have outstanding tax amount of more than Rs 5 lakh and property attachment action will be taken against them under the Municipal Act.

There will be a ban on buying and selling of property, more than 200 people on the radar

Before taking the action of attachment, the Municipal Corporation will also put a ban on the purchase and sale of the said property through the registry office. For this, a list of about 200 people from different wards has been initially prepared. According to the Municipal Corporation, there are about one thousand people who have outstanding tax amount of more than Rs 1 lakh. Demand notice has been sent to everyone through Tehsildar. But, they are not taking any interest in clearing the outstanding amount. After this, other types of legal action including property attachment have been initiated.

Every month a penalty of one and a half percent is imposed on the outstanding amount.

The tax amount is increasing every month due to fine being imposed every month for not depositing the outstanding tax amount of the Municipal Corporation. Let us tell you that the Municipal Corporation imposes a fine of one and a half percent every month. People who deposit their taxes regularly. They deposit their advance tax amount from 1st April to 30th June of the current financial year. Then the Municipal Corporation also gives them an additional discount of five percent.

Property tax is being deposited online also

Those who have houses and land in the city, whose holding number remains intact after assessment from the Municipal Corporation. If people live outside the city. For some reason you are not able to deposit your property tax. They can also deposit their outstanding tax amount by logging into the official website of the Municipal Corporation and clicking on the property tax option. Municipal Corporations have implemented the system of online tax deposit since the current financial year.

You will get 21 days time before attachment

The Municipal Commissioner will issue a notice before taking legal action on non-payment of holding tax. This will take 21 days time. If taxes are not deposited in the meantime, then buildings and houses will be attached. Also, that person will be declared in default and he will not be able to sell his property.

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