E&TD - Excise & Taxation Department - Property tax defaulters to be arrested
In order to ensure that property tax recovery targets are met, the authorities have decided to take strict action against property tax defaulters, a news source reported. This was decided under the instructions of Secretary Excise who instructed the officials to meet their targets before June 30.
The excise officials were also warned to meet their targets, or face departmental action.
Recovery of property taxes has now become slightly complicated for the excise authorities. The high court had previously disallowed the tax officials from recovering taxes by sealing the properties of the defaulters. Previously, the defaulters could have their properties sealed in case of non-payment of property taxes.
Now the authorities have decided to take direct action against the defaulters in case of non-payment.
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