December 22, 2013

E-Payment of Building Tax:Kerala


  Information Kerala Mission (IKM) has launch yet another useful feature. Now you can pay property tax online in Kerala during the e-Payment facility. IKM is the flagship e-governance project of Government of Kerala. The facility is now available in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation. Through this facility, building tax can be paid online for properties within Thiruvananthapuram Corporation. Ministry of Local Self Governance, Government of Kerala has informed that the online facility for payment of property tax will be extended to other local bodies as well. The feature will be extended to accept payment of Professional Tax also online.
    The e-payment facility can be accessed through the Sanchaya website and also from the websites of the respective local governments by clicking on the ‘Online Payment’ link. One can also register for email and SMS alerts. The facility has been set up by IKM with in-house expertise, utilising the facilities of State e-Governance Data Centre and e-Payment gateway. The payment can be made using Credit / Debit Cards and Net banking facilities. IKM has tied up with about 40 Banks now and more are in the offing. There will be a nominal transaction charge which would have to be met by the payer.
     This facility will be of great help for Non Resident Keralites who has property in Kerala. Now they can make payment from anywhere in the world. The payment can be made using Credit / Debit Cards and Net banking facilities. The e-Payment facility is tied up with leading banks to ease the process.
To pay property tax online in Kerala, visit


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