KMC Property Tax

The tax that is levied on real estate properties by the respective government authorities is property tax. In order to simplify the process to collect tax, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill 2016 was passed on 15 December 2016. The responsibility to collect the property tax in Kolkata is done by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC)

Calculation of KMC Property Tax – Online

The Unit Area Assessment (UAA) system was passed in March 2017 for the calculation of property tax. Under the system, the property tax can be calculated by the owners. The introduction of UAA has ensured the removal of ambiguity and subjectivity that was present in the previous system.

Unit Area Assessment – Important Points

  • As per the UAA system, Kolkata has 293 blocks and categories from A to G. The division is based on the property’s infrastructure, facilities, and market value.
  • There are around 6 lakh taxpayers that are covered under the new system.
  • A Base Unit Are Value (BUAV) will be assigned to every category. The BUAV will be the highest for category A and lowest for category G.

Calculation of Base Unit Area

Category BUAV per square feet (Rs.)
A 74
B 56
C 42
D 32
E 24
F 18
G 13

Calculation of Property Tax – Formula

The formula that is used to calculate the property tax under the UAA system is mentioned below:

Annual Tax = BUAV x Space that is covered/ Area of the land x Rate of tax (inclusive of HB tax) x Occupancy MF value x Structure MF value x Age MF value x Usage MF value x Location MF value

It is vital that all the records that are present in the UAA are up to date and no dues are pending. In the case of any errors, they should be corrected.

Procedure to Pay KMC Property Tax Online

Taxpayers who wish to pay the property tax can do it on the official website of KMC. The step-by-step procedure to pay the property tax online is mentioned below:

  1. Visit KMC Portal - www.kmcgov.in
  2. Go to the ‘Online Services’ section.
  3. Click on ‘Assessment-Collection’.
  4. Next, choose the ‘Make Online Payment’ option. You will be provided with the below-mentioned choices:
  5. Current PD: This option is the periodic demand for bills.
  6. Outstanding LOI: LOI or Letter of Arrears is for bills that have not been paid.
  7. Fresh Supplementary: These are bills that have been issued after a change has been made on the previous bill that was issued.
  8. Once the relevant option has been chosen, you will need to enter the email ID, contact number, and assessee number.
  9. Click on ‘Pay’.
  10. The amount that must be paid will be displayed on the next page. You can pay the bill and download a copy of the e-receipt. You also have the option to reprint the receipt.

Procedure to Find the Assessee Number

The step-by-step procedure to find the assessee number is mentioned below:

  • Visit https://www.kmcgov.in/KMCPortal/jsp/KMCPortalHome1.jsp.
  • Go to the ‘Online Services’ section.
  • Click on ‘Assessment-Collection’.
  • Click on ‘Assessment Information Search’.
  • You will need to enter the street and ward number to find the assessee number.

KMC Contact Details

In the case of any queries and complaints, you can call from 033-2286 1305. You can contact the number between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on working days and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

FAQs on Kolkata Municipal Corporation Property Tax

  1. What does KMC in tax stand for?
  2. KMC stands for Kolkata Municipal Corporation

  3. Can Kolkata property tax be paid online?
  4. yes, the house Taxpayers of Kolkata Municipal Corporation able to pay property tax online

  5. what is the Official Website of Kolkata Municipal Corporation?
  6. The official website address of the KMC government is https://www.kmcgov.in/

  7. What is meant by unit area assessment in property tax?
  8. Unit area assessment (UAA) is a method that helps to standardize the property tax system based on area, location, uses of property, property age, nature of occupancy, and structure.

News About Kolkata Property Tax

  • Kolkata Municipal Corporation will launch e-meet sessions for civic issues

    Those who are unable meet the municipal commissioner Binod Kumar because to the pandemic, and need solutions to problems can now do this virtually. Kolkata Municipal Corporation is set to roll out a facility where Kumar can meet the citizens virtually twice in a week. On Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Special municipal commissioner Somnath De will now be available for the virtual meetings twice a week as well.

    18 June 2021

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