Lucknow being the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh is an important hub in terms of revenue collected by the state through taxes. Since 2005, Lucknow Nagar Nigam (LMC) has been collecting property tax through its online portal which makes the payment of taxes a hassle free process.
Paying your LMC Property Tax Online:
The payment portal available at the LMC website has a straightforward approach that makes payment of taxes a simple and convenient process.
Step 1: Visit the Lucknow Nagar Nigam website to pay the property or house tax online. If the individual hasn’t registered earlier, they will have to register themselves for online payments to work
Step 2: Enter the necessary details such as the house ID number and the user ID and Password. If the individual does not know the House-ID, they can find it by clicking on the help button. Once the number and login details have been entered, the user will be directed to net payment where the details of the tax amount will be displayed
Step 3: the taxable amount for the house ID will be displayed and the taxpayer will have to select the mode of payment. Currently four banks which are Punjab National Bank, ICICI bank, HDFC Bank and State Bank of India are the options provided for net payment of taxes due
LMC Property Tax Calculator:
On the Website of Lucknow Municipal Corporation is a link that allows the taxpayer to assess the property and figure out how much tax needs to be paid by entering key details of the property. For residential properties, the individual needs to click on the annual value calculator upon which they will be redirected to a page that requires the taxpayer to enter details of the property such as Zone, Ward, Mohalla, Width of the road the property is located in the position of the land and the type of construction of the property
LMC Property Tax Rebates:
Properties in Lucknow are eligible for tax rebates. Close to 80% of the occupied are is liable for house tax but rebates are provided based on the number of years of occupancy with ten year occupancy receiving 25% rebate, 10 to 20 year occupancy receiving 32.5% rebate and occupancy greater than 20 years receiving 40% rebate.