Patan: Property holders under Patan Municipality will be availed by the online tax filing and other related works. Now they don't have to spend more time visiting the municipality offices. Within six month time, mobile app and website software would be ready for the public use through which online tax can be filled and verified. An agency of the city has been given contract by the municipality on this Monday.
On Monday, the Tax Department of Municipality opened the tenders for eTax and complain facilities. The three tenders for creating mobile (IOS as well as Android) App for eTax were opened in presence of Municipality President Alkaben Patel, Chief officer R. H. Patel, Executive Chairman of Tax Department Atul Patel and the Taxation Branch staff. The tender of local J D Tech Agency was approved who coated the lowest amount of Rs. 4.90 lakh. Executive Chairman Atul Patel and Chief Officer R H Patel informed that within six month time this agency would have to develop the required software so that with the help of an authorized mobile number of the property holder, the tax can be filled online and also the status of the tax can be ascertained without any hassle.
Sanjaybhai Patel of Taxation branch informed that earlier also online tax payment system was proposed but it was disapproved. While on this Monday the lowest tender was approved when the tendering process was done as per government instruction. The appointee will develop the application software within six months and create the computerized data of all the property holders. The mobile number of every property holder will be registered, through which the property holder can easily obtain the information regarding the pending taxes and can even fill the tax online without any hassle.