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Pay your SDMC Property Tax before your Property Gets Sealed

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What is property tax?

Property tax is the money collected by the local governing body such as a municipal corporation and is considered the government’s primary source of income. Property tax is collected area-wise and is collected by that area’s local governing body. This tax is chargeable to property owners be it individuals, corporations, or office buildings. The funds collected are used for the development of that area such as water, sewage treatment plants, roads and highways, law enforcement, education, and public center constrictions. SDMC Property tax is to be paid annually and the amount payable to the government depends upon the valuation of the property. 

What is South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) property tax?

Since the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) provides its residing residents with various services the people are required to pay a property tax on their property. All properties within SDMC are liable to pay property tax on an annual basis.

All types of properties are covered within this taxable bracket such as land or buildings and even if the property is commercial or residential property is to be paid. Even if the owner does not reside in the property that they own they are required by law to pay the property tax for that property.

How to pay South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) property tax? 

It is best practice to pay your SDMC property tax on time otherwise your property could get sealed. You can use one of the two methods to pay your property tax:

Online Method:

Step 1: Visit the portal for South Delhi Municipal Corporation https://mcdonline.nic.in/sdmcportal/ 

Step 2: Click on the ‘Sign Up’ option and click on register to get onboard to the portal 

Step 3: Fill in the details required under the registration and select your desired username and password 

Step 4: Use your login and password to Sign-in into the customer portal 

Step 5: Before proceeding further you must register your property onto the portal by providing your Unique Property Identification Number (UPIC). In case you do not have your UPIC number then you may apply for one on the same portal and register your property

Step 6: Select the property for which your want to pay your property tax in Delhi.

Step 7: Cross-check the compute the property tax that is payable 

Step 8: Proceed to may the payment and save a copy of the receipt that you receive for reference 

Offline Method:

If case you don’t have access to pay your property tax online then you can choose to pay it in person in the form of a cheque, demand draft, debit, or credit card by visiting your nearest affiliated bank or a Customer Service Bureau Center.

Alternative Online Method:

Step 1: Visit the portal for South Delhi Municipal Corporation https://mcdonline.nic.in/sdmcportal/ 

Step 2: Head to the ‘Online Services’ tab and click on ‘Property Tax’

Step 3: Click on ‘Citizen Login’ and proceed to enter your registered mobile number

Step 4: An OTP or One Time Password will be sent to your registered mobile number, enter that number in the login field

Step 5: Once logged in proceed to pay your property tax by following the steps and collecting your receipt of payment

You may reach out to South Delhi Municipal Corporation on 155305 regarding any queries.

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How is South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) property tax calculated?

The SDMC uses this formula for calculating the property tax: 

Property Tax = Annual Property Value X Current Tax Rate 

Where the Annual Property Value of a building = Total area covered by the property X unit area value per sq. m. X age of property X usage X construction X flat factor

And the Annual Property Value for land = 0.3 X unit area value per sq. m. X area of the vacant land X usage X occupancy of land

The current tax rate is dependent upon the valuation of that property depending on the locality it falls under. 

What is the tax rebates for South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) property tax? 

The last due date for paying the SDMC property tax is 30th June for any given financial year. Paying your property tax gives you certain tax rebates as well. Some of the tax rebates are as follows:

  1. 30% for women, senior citizens and ex-servicemen, and people with disabilities 
  2. 20% for group housing apartment owners who pay their property tax before the due date
  3. 15% on lump-sum payment of the payable amount before the first quarter 
  4. 10% on the annual value of CGHS/DDA flats up to 100 sq. meters 

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