Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMV) Commissioner Radhakrishnan B have decided to tighten its grip over tax defaulters who have years of outstanding property tax. According to the sources, the Commissioner has ordered to take stern action against the culprits.
On the order of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) commissioner Radhakrishnan B, so far total 60 properties have been seized including 27 in Laxmi Nagar, 10 in Gandhibagh and 23 in Mangalwari zone for not submitting property tax for years.
The NMC commissioner had given instructions to take tough measures against tax defaulters in the meeting of assistant commissioners held last week. In the meeting, the target of recovery of property tax was fixed to the assistant commissioners.
The action is taken under several sections of Mahrashtra Municipal Corporation Act and other taxation rules. Under these Acts, after the property is seized it is then sold completing the auction process. By this outstanding amount will be recovered .
Property tax was outstanding for 27 years on house number 3880/36 ward number 75 of Vrinda Dadu under Laxmi Nagar zone. He had a dues of Rs 62400 His property was sold. A person named Ajay Kushwaha bought the related property at auction for Rs 57 lakh. After completing the sale process on Thursday, the property was transferred to Ajay Kushwaha.
The NMC commissioner had given instructions to take tough measures against the defaulters in the meeting of assistant commissioners held last week. In the meeting, the target of recovery of property tax was fixed to the assistant commissioners.