KERALA TAXES AND BUILDING RULE

In kerala different kinds of taxes are there. Land Tax, Plantation Tax, Building Tax, Luxury tax etc.

Land tax is paid in the Village Office, Building Tax is is Panchayath, Municipality or Corporation offices.

When the building construction is completed for the residential purpose, if it is below 3000 sq.ft, the owner should pay a one time tax to the concerned village office. If the building is above 3000 sq.ft, owner should pay should pay luxury tax every year. The Rate of tax is depending upon the grade of Panchayath, Municipality or Corporation.

LAND TAX

According to 5811 Legislative Assembly Act 2/98, of 29.07.98, Land Taxes are amended as follows.

CORPORATION Till 2 R (4.94 CENT) ,Above 2 R Rs.2 for 1 R (2.47 CENT),Rs.4 for 1 R
MUNICIPALITY /TOWNSHIP Till 6 R,Above 6 R Rs.1 for 1 R,Rs.2 for 1 R
PANCHAYATH Till 20 R,Above 20 R PS.50 for 1 R,Rs.1 for 1 R

New Rate is valid from 01.04.98. For the re-calculation of land tax, tax payers should apply to the Thahsildar in concerned form.

PLANTATION TAX

According to the 1987 act of Kerala State Finance Department, Plantation Tax rates are as follows. (Coconut, Rubber, Coffee, Tea, Cardamom, Pepper are considered as Plantation Yields)

 

Total Plantation Area

Below 2 R ( excluding, coconut tree and areca nut tree)

 

 

 

No tax

 

Less than 4 R Plantation

(including Coconut tree and areca nut tree)

 

 

 

No tax

Total Plantation

2 R till 4 R Plantation (Areca nut - tree, and  Coconut tree excluding)

 

2 R and above, each R.  Rs.100/=

Total Plantation Area

4 R till 8 R

 

Excluding Areca nut tree and Coconut tree till 2 R no tax. Balance for each R  Rs. 150/= Coconut and Aricanut till 4 R no tax. Remaining each R

Rs.150/=

 

Total Plantation Area

8 R till below 15 R

 

 

 

Excluding, Coconut tree and Areca nut tree up to 2 R no tax. Each R  Rs.200.

Coconut tree, and Areca nut tree up to 4 R no tax. Remaining each R  Rs.25o.

 

Total Plantation Area

15 R Till  below 25 R

Excluding Areca nut tree and Coconut tree up to 2 R no tax. Balance each R  250/=  Aricanut and Coconut upto 4 R  no tax. Balance Rs.250/=.

 

 

 

Total Plantation Area

25 R Above

 

Excluding Areca nut tree and Coconut tree till 2 R no tax. Balance each R. Rs.350/=.Areca nut tree  and Coconut tree up to 4 R no tax. Balance each R.

Rs.350/

BUILDING TAX
Kerala Building Tax Rate from 30.07.96 are as follows.

BUILDINGS FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES

Plinth Area

Panchayath

 

Special Grade Panchayath

Municipality

Corporation

 

Rs.           P.s

RS.        P.S    

RS.              P.S

100 SQ.MTR

FREE

FREE

FREE

100 SQ.MTR 150 SQ.MTR

750.

1350

2025

150 – 200

1500

2700

4050

200 – 250

3000+

5400+

8100+

250 ABOVE

Each EXTRA   10 SQ.MTR

Rs.600.00

Each EXTRA   10 SQ.MTR

Rs.1200

Each EXTRA   10 SQ.MTR

Rs.1500

FLAT

25% EXTRA

25% EXTRA

25% EXTRA

Plint Area

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panchayath

 

 

 

Special Grade

 

Panchayath/

 

Municipality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporation

 

 

 

50 SQ.MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE

 

 

 

FREE

 

 

 

FREE

 

 

 

50 SQ.MT

 

TO 75

 

 

 

 

 

750

 

 

 

1500

 

 

 

3000

 

 

 

 From 75 sq.mt

 

To 100 sq.mt

 

 

 

 

 

1125

 

 

 

 

 

 

2250

 

 

 

4500

 

 

 

 

 

 

100- 150

 

 

 

2250

 

 

 

4500

 

 

 

9000

 

 

 

150-200

 

 

 

4500

 

 

 

9000

 

 

 

8000

 

 

 

200 - 200

 

 

 

9000

 

 

 

18000

 

 

 

27000

 

 

 

250 & above

 

 

 

9000+

 

 

 

18000+

 

 

 

27000+

 

 

 

 

 

 

For extra 10 sq.mtr. 900.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For extra 10

 

1800

 

 

 

 

 

For extra 10

 

2250

 

 

 

 

 

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