Proposal to impose tax on agriculture land shelved for now: Mayor

  • | Monday | 11th February, 2019

NASHIK: Scores of agriculture land owners in the city can heave a sigh of relief as Nashik Municipal Corporation on Monday announced that it would keep in abeyance a proposal to tax agriculture land. Considering tax of all the municipal corporations, there is no need to change tax fixed here. But if it is agriculture land and used for some other purpose, we will impose tax and fine,” Game said.He added that in no development zones the earlier tax rate will prevail.“Earlier tax was as per carpet area. For construction on more 1,000 sq ft two times of the annual tax will be charged as fine besides regular property tax. Last year the general body had resolved to entirely cancel rateable tax value that is fixed annually.To a question regarding this resolution Bhansi said, “We have taken the first step on tax for agriculture land.

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