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Chennai Corporation: Pay Chennai Property tax online

Comments(13) Sub Category:Civic and Governance,Property,Property Tax Posted On: May 28, 2012

Your Guide for Chennai property tax online

Guide for paying Chennai corporation property tax onlineWith more and more number of cities coming up with online property tax payments, Chennai is one among them which has made the property tax payment a laidback process. The newly invented Chennai property tax online method by the Tamil Nadu government will make the task easier for its users by completing the tax payment in just one click. You need not waste your time standing in the queue or dedicate your one entire working day towards the property tax payment.

Maintain better accountability and transparency in the tax collectionFew months ago the revenue department of Chennai Corporation had initiated the plan of sending e-mail statements to the tax payers in concern with the property tax. This was done in order to maintain better accountability and transparency in the tax collection. This will also further help the users to pay their tax on time as an alert will be sent to them with their due date. Also they have started to maintain the details of a person related to property tax on Blackberry phones along with a Bluetooth. This will save them a lot of time and energy.

Objective of a property tax

The property tax is paid if a person has a property as his asset. The tax has to be paid to the authority of the jurisdiction in which the property is located. It is paid based on the four types of properties; the land, the improvements to land like buildings, personal property and intangible property. The property tax system follows an appraisal of the monetary value of each property and the tax is levied based on the proportion of that value.

How to pay property tax online in Chennai

    • How to pay property tax online for ChennaiIn order to pay the property tax online you have to click on the following link which guides you to the Chennai Corporation page.
    • http://www.chennaicorporation.gov.in/online-civic-services/editPropertytaxpayment.do?do=getNewCombo
    • Click on the Online Civic Services section which will be present in the sidebar of the page. This will give you further options, which should be chosen by you.
    • Once you have selected the property tax online payment option, you will have to click on each slot and enter all the details like the zone no; the division code, bill no; and the sub no.
    • The details for the above information can be attained from your previous online property tax payment bills.
    • Once you have entered all the details precisely, click on the submit button.
    • In case if you wish to see your previous online property tax details, you can click the link which is next to the ‘know full status slot’.
  • When the first section is completed, the second section will display the property tax amount which is to be paid.
  • Mark the period for which you have to make the payment and choose the ‘Pay Online‘ button.
  • Choose the amount from the payment option and select your preferred payment mode and submit it.
  • Once the payment is done, you will receive a confirmation message along with the print option.

The details of the payment mode are;

      • Credit Card (Master Card/Visa) : 1.75% on Bill Amount + 10.30% on 1.75% of bill amount (Service tax + Education cess)
      • Net Banking : Rs.5/- Per Transaction + 10.30% on Rs.6/- (Service tax + Education cess)

Advantages of online property tax payment in Chennai

  • advantages of online property tax paymentThe property tax payment online method is a hassle free process which does not consume a lot of time.
  • It is a secure process for the users to make their transactions online.
  • The Chennai Corporation tax online payment has launched their official website, giving all the instructions on how to pay property tax online.
  • Users can also avail discounts by filing their property taxes before time online.
  • The forms are available online for the payment of the tax.
  • Once the user pays the bill online, he/she gets a receipt stating that they have paid the tax online along with other details. This will help them to keep a check on their bills.
  • The user can make the payment either by credit/debit cards or other online banking services. Also people having a credit card from any other bank can avail this service and a drop box facility is provided in other banks.
  • The payment methods are mostly supported by SBI, ICICI and HDFC banks.
  • In order to allow the user to pay on time, the Chennai Government website also mentions the due date of the property tax payment. You can go directly to the website by clicking the following link;
  • The link to access this website is: http://www.chennaicorporation.gov.in/online-civic-services/propertyTaxCalculator.do?do=calculator
  • The website enables users to view previous payments which were made earlier and also to take a printout of the same.
  • This method of online property tax payment in Chennai helps users to reduce paperwork and the saves them the time required to travel to the municipal office.


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13 Responses to “Chennai Corporation: Pay Chennai Property tax online”

  1. P Vishwanathan says:

    Well written article! Thanks for the info..

  2. Rajesh H says:

    Is the link given here correct? Anybody paid their property tax yet? Let me know. Thank you for sharing the information..

  3. Subha Ranganathan says:

    How to pay Chennai property tax via net banking? Any info on that please revert back! Thanks :)

  4. Siva Kiran says:

    @Subha: I think with SBI netbanking platform it is possible. I have not tried yet but heard it from my friends..

  5. Kiran Kumar says:

    Good info.. Thank you for sharing it..

  6. G M Asirvatham says:

    The article on online payment of property tax at Chennai was good and useful. I would like to know whether it is possible to get the property tax assessed online for an apartment at OMR, Chennai. If not possible, what is the procedre for getting it done.
    Thanks and regards,
    G M Asirvatham

  7. thilakarasu says:

    1) whether we need to pay the house tax every financial year or else we need to pay after one year from the date of last tax payment ?
    2) is it possible to pay the house tax using online payment for the vengai vasal panchayat, chennai ?
    3) is so pls provide the link anybody knows ?

  8. anand says:

    we have applied for change in registration,we need to check the property in whose
    name it is registered,can u assist us how to check in ur website.
    kindly reply

  9. kkraman says:

    I wish to pay through on line. But the site link is showing error. Please advise

  10. T.C.Parthasarathy says:

    New property numbers are not available on line for some of the old flats.

    If we go to the proper site and record the old property tax number, we get response as
    ” Records not found “.
    Could you plkease expedite the updation of the properyty tax numbers.

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  12. Charles says:

    I just get the below error!!!

    Sorry your request cannot be processed! Error Occured…

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