The Government of Jammu & Kashmir has recently issued a notification for imposition of property tax in J&K. with effect from April 1st 2023.
Many political parties have opposed it arguing that J&K was not being governed by an elected government and bureaucrats lack authority to impose such measures on people who have been living in adverse conditions especially since 2019.
But UT administration believes property taxes are the essential pillars of municipal financing the world over. J&K was the only State/UT in the country which was not Levying property tax on citizens.
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