MCD puts property tax defaulters' names online

Warns that if defaulters miss another deadline, names will appear on paper

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Jasleen Kaur | December 23, 2010



Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has displayed a list of 4,816 property tax defaulters on its websites - www.mcdpropertytax.in and www.mcdonline.gov.in.

These defaulters include those with outstanding arrears of Rs 5 lakh and above for the period upto March 31, 2004.

There are three additional lists which include government properties, farm-houses and circle-rate arrears  totaling Rs 637 crore.

According to the list, an amount of Rs 119.51 crore is payable on 24 government properties including the registrar main buidling IGNOU and some flats of Union Bank of India and Rs 81.80 crores is payable by 665 farm houses in the national capital.

The civic body has warned that in case the defaulters miss a 15-day deadline to liquidate arrears, the names will be published in newspapers.

It has also said that incase of failure to pay the arrears, a refernce of the same will be forwarded to the offices of sub-registrars, GNCTD, precluding trasfer of these properties in any manner e.g., sale/mortgage/lease etc. and that teh attached properties may be considered for auction to realise tax demands.

Non-payment of outstanding tax dues will attract severe actions for recovery, alongwith interest and penalty including prosecution.

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