To shorten lines, MC considers offering rewards to online tax payers

Officials said the MC had received 30% of tax returns through online in the previous financial year . Officials said the MC had received a total of 2.69 lakh returns from all sources from all sources from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 .

Ludhiana, Nov. 1: To reduce long lines at the MC suvidha centers, the MC authorities are planning to give gifts or rewards to those who pay taxes online.Senior officials claimed that they wanted to minimize cash payments to a great extent.Officials said the MC had received 30% (77,623 returns) tax returns through online in the previous financial year, but that they want to keep the number to at least 1 lakh.The MC had received a total of 2.69 lakh returns from all sources from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, with 1.90 lakh through suvidha centres and 1,685 through offline mode, according to MC additional commissioner Aaditya Dachalwal.

According to him, they already have plans to receive payments through G-8 books, and for that, they may continue with a single bill for property tax, water supply, and sewerage charges in 2019.In 2019, the MC used to conduct a lucky draw to select ten winners who would win cool prizes.Each month, a draw was held to reward people who used digital technology to pay their rent, mortgage, or any other tax.