Bidhannagar Corporation to fine property tax defaulters

first_imgKolkata: Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has decided to impose fines on property tax payers if they fail to pay tax within the stipulated date.According to the officials, from now on, property tax bills will be sent to the owners early. They will be given sufficient time to submit the amount. Sources informed that the bills for the upcoming 2019-2020 financial year will be sent by May.If any resident fails to pay the amount within the given time, then a fine of 25 percent of the tax amount will be imposed on the resident per year. If anyone has been a defaulter for a few years at a stretch, then the corporation might attach the property. According to the officials, this provision is present in the Bengal Municipal Act. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeBut as the plots in Salt Lake are not freehold, the Urban Development department will be informed to take necessary action against the defaulter.On Wednesday, Mayor of Bidhannagar, Sabyasachi Dutta, said: “The decision has already been taken in the board meeting. The provision is there in the Bengal Municipal Corporation Act. In case of Salt Lake, steps will be taken as per the provisions in the law.”According to BMC officers, since the inception of Bidhannagar Municipality, property tax was assessed by the municipal authority. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedA team from the Property Tax department used to inspect the holdings and asses the tax amount.Later, it was converted to the self-assessment method. Residents were asked to declare the area of property with some other details voluntarily to fix the property tax amount.To fix the tax amount of the next financial year, the municipal authority will follow the previous data. No new assessment will be done.A Mayor in Council Member of the present corporation board said: “We had a lacuna that we were unable to send the Property Tax Bill to the residents on time. There was no fixed time in the year to send the bills. Now, it has been decided we will send the bills as early as possible. Residents will be given sufficient time to pay the bills.”last_img read more

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Agents earn 2X STAR points with Sunwing plus Kids Stay Play and

first_imgAgents earn 2X STAR points with Sunwing, plus Kids Stay, Play and Eat FREE Share Travelweek Group TORONTO — Sunwing has announced two new offers that benefit both travel agents and families in a big way.Until June 30, agents can earn 2X STAR Agent Rewards Points that convert into cash on all new package bookings to Barceló Hotels and Resorts and Occidental Hotels & Resorts, for departures between Aug. 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020.Moreover, each time an agent makes a booking at a participating resort, they’ll be entered into a weekly draw for a chance to win a seven-night, all-inclusive vacation for two to a select Barceló property. The more bookings they make, the more chances they have to win.Included in the promotion are Barcelo Maya Grand Resort, located in Riviera Maya with rooms that can accommodate families of five or more, as well as the Barcelo Bavaro Palace in Punta Cana, which features a water park and golf course on site. Also available is Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos, located just steps from downtown San Jose del Cabo.More news:  War of words between Transat, Group Mach ramps upFor families, Sunwing has also launched its Make It Memorable sale, available until June 7. With the sale, families can take their travel budgets further with Kids Stay, Play and Eat FREE deals on July and August departures to top-rated resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. Plus, families can save up to 35% on select Sunwing Experiences excursions. Families who book their summer getaway during the sale can take advantage of the newly introduced Best Price Guarantee on select experiences, meaning if they find the same excursion with the exact same inclusions elsewhere before booking their tour, Sunwing will match the price.All Sunwing Experiences are handpicked by local experts and priced in Canadian Dollars. Every excursion is licenced, insured and audited to meet and surpass regulations. All Sunwing vacation packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines. Posted bycenter_img Monday, June 3, 2019 Tags: Family Travel, Sunwing << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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