Third party audit?

The BBMP is mulling over a third-party audit of all properties in Mahadevapura and Bommanahalli zones after several pilot studies indicating the collection of property tax in these two zones especially is lowest compared to their potential.

“Mahadevapura and Bommanahalli are two of the fastest growing outer zones in the city that have reported several cases of under-assessment or properties not in the tax net yet. A complete third-party audit will help us collect tax in tune with the region’s potential,” said Mayor R. Sampath Raj.

A third-party audit of tech parks, malls and large apartments — named Total Station Survey — had discovered under-assessment to the tune of Rs. 250 crore in 2017.

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