It is an another wing of the Municipality headed by the Revenue Inspector and he is supported by Revenue Assistants with the task of collection of taxes and non-taxes and he is held responsible for the entire tax collection. The Gudiyattam Municipality is collecting the following taxes directly from the public:
1. Property Tax
2. Professional Tax
3. Fees and Charges
a. Water Charges
b. D & O and P.F.A. licence fess
c. Encroachment Licence fees
d. Cable T.V. fees
4. Non tax revenues : Revenue from commercial ventures like markets, shopping complexes etc.
The following revenues are assigned to the Corporation:
1. Entertainment tax
2. Surcharge on Stamp duty
3. Surcharge on Sales tax
At present for every Rupee of the property tax collected by the local bodies 10 paisa is added as library Cess and collected along with the property tax and remitted to the local Library Authority.
|G. SUNDAR SINGH