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Chandigarh residents can now pay house tax online from Tuesday

chandigarh Updated: Aug 25, 2015 10:46 IST
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In order to facilitate city residents to pay property tax conveniently, the department of information technology through the Society for Promotion of Information Technology (SPIC) on Monday launched an online facility to pay the same over here.

UT adviser Vijay Dev inaugurated the facility at Tagore Theatre on Monday.

The online payment facility for house tax will be made live from Tuesday. This facility offers a range of payment options like net banking, debit card and credit card of any bank through which e-payment can be made by the residents for their electricity and water bills, besides property tax.

Deputy commissioner-cum-secretary, information technology, SB Deepak Kumar, who was also present during the launch, said: "This is the third service we have added on the ePayment portal. We are continuously working to add more and more services on this portal."

How to pay

Log on to the website and go to online services and click payment of house tax.

After clicking payment of house tax, residents have to read terms and conditions and then click at fill the house tax form and after filling it, click the submit button

After submitting, a form will be generated and residents have to take the printout of the form and click the pay button

Payment of the house tax can be done through net banking, debit card and credit card

On successful completion of the transaction, you can save the receipt online with the transaction reference number

Additional charges for making e-payment

Through internet banking: Rs 10 per transaction

Debit card: 0.75% for payments up to Rs 2,000; 1% for payments above Rs 2,000

Credit card: 1% of the transaction amount

Additional 14% service tax will be charged only on transaction charges