Riding the wave of digitisation in the country, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has set up one of the most easily accessible online portals to issue notices and check property tax dues, alongside enabling the payment of property taxes.
Before proceeding to pay a GHMC tax online, you can check the due property tax applicable for both residential and commercial properties using either the online calculator or using the official formula as follows:
For residential properties:
- Plinth Area X (Monthly rent x12) X (Slab Rate) – Depreciation (10%) + Library Cess (8%)
For commercial properties:
- 3.5 X Plinth area X Monthly Rent
Now, to pay your GHMC property tax dues online follow a few simple steps given below:
Step 1: Visit the official GHMC website in your web browser.
Step 2: In the text field, enter your Property Tax Identification Number (PTIN).
Step 3: Click on the Know Property Tax Dues button.
Step 4: Enter additional details such as Property owner and Door number if requested.
Step 5: Verify the GHMC property tax due, and click on the Proceed to Online Payment button.
Step 6: Choose the preferred payment gateway and complete the transaction.
GHMC tax repayment receipts can be used as an eligibility document to apply for financing options such as a loan against property.
Apart from online payment, homeowners can also pay GHMC house tax using one of the four methods below:
Bill collectors equipped with handheld collection machines.
GHMC head office or a Citizen Service Centre.
State Bank of Hyderabad using NEFT or RTGS.
Closest MeeSeva Centre (there are 72 registered within GHMC limits).
Make sure to complete timely payment of your property tax to ensure that you stick to the regulatory requirements while fulfilling payment liabilities.