Property tax calculation goes online in Coimbatore
Coimbatore – Recently Coimbatore Corporation added one more new feature named “property tax calculation” in its website. As per the Commissioner, this new feature will help the assessee to know the calculations done by civic body for the same.
He added that to know the property tax calculations, assessee need to click Public Disclosures’ in the home page of website (www.ccmc.gov.in). This click will list many options of which link number 12 (Know how my tax is calculated) will take him to a calculation sheet. This sheet is the property tax calculator sheet which contains total building plinth area, approved building area, unapproved building area, if any, building location, area of building, age of building, ward etc.
There are total 12 fields where assessee has to fill the details to know how the civic body has calculated tax for the commercial and residential properties. This introduction of this feature is also an effort taken by the Coimbatore Corporation for transparent functioning and improvement of e-governance.
Few days back Coimbatore Corporation added few new features in its website. The first feature was a short message service (SMS) facility for building plan approval applicants. The Auto Development Control Rules system will let the applicant know about approval or rejection of this application. If the application is accepted, it will also inform about the application status.
The second was the move to paste quick response code on property tax booklets for the assessee. which will help in finding out the tax. It will also check if the civic body has received the payment.
The third included the plan to make available online birth and death certificates. This feature will be available from April 1, 2013 onwards. The civic body is also planning to make available online resolutions of several official orders, standing committees and zonal meetings, press conferences etc. This will also include the information of forthcoming meetings of Council, standing committees and zonal committees.
The Coimbatore Corporation is also planning to renovate the entire website for the purpose of making it user friendly.
These changes were made following the request of Coimbatore Consumer Cause. The secretary organisation said that detailed information will set a higher level of transparency which in turn will set a trend in the state.
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