Urban Local Bodies

Municipal Taxes in India

March 30, 2017

In India municipal corporations or urban local bodies (ULB’s) levy two types of taxes viz. Property tax and Professional tax.  Property tax is an annual amount paid by a land owner to the municipal corporation of his/her area. The municipal corporation assesses and imposes the property tax...

Economic Survey 2016-17: Chapter-14: From Competitive Federalism To Competitive Sub-Federalism: Cities As Dynamos

February 14, 2017

In this chapter, the survey has focussed on “urbanization” and “competitive sub-federalism” with respect to cities and districts of the country. It has also discussed the challenges faced by Urban local bodies. The summary of this chapter is as follows: Need to study the changing dynamics of...

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