KMC proposes 25% hike in water tax for next fiscal
| Sunday | 10th February, 2019
We expect the proposal to hike the water tax rates to be accepted.
We have initiated action against those having illegal water connections and water tax defaulters, which will help us recover the dues as well as help in bringing down the deficit,” said Pandat.
Now, we have proposed a flat increase of 25% in the tax rate.”With an increase of 25%, the civic administration expects an increase of revenue through water tax to reach Rs50 crore for 2019-20.
The water supply is an essential service and it can’t be stopped even though the department is currently running under a deficit.
Kolhapur: The city’s civic administration has proposed a hike in the water tax rates by 25% for all types of customers for the coming year of 2019-20.The proposal made by the civic administration is scheduled to come up for discussion in the general body meeting that is to be held on Tuesday.
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