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Owners of any residential or non-residential property are required to pay property tax every year to the respective urban local bodies in their state. Andhra Pradesh property tax is one of the main revenue sources for the urban local bodies (ULB) in the state. The state government enables its citizens to access various property tax-related services, including online house tax Andhra Pradesh payment and apply for self-assessment of property tax.
How to pay Andhra Pradesh property tax online?
If you own a residential property in the state, you can pay your house tax Andhra Pradesh through the portal of the Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration, Andhra Pradesh government. The steps are mentioned below:
Step 1: Visit the official CDMA AP government website. Go to the ‘Online Payments’ tab and click on ‘Property Tax’.
Step 2: On the following page, select the district and the respective corporation/municipality and click on ‘Search’.
Step 3: On the next page, submit details such as Assessment number, Old assessment number, Owner name or Door number. You can enter any one field and click on ‘Search’.
Step 4: The next page displays details about your property, including the net payable amount towards Andhra Pradesh property tax. There are two options, namely, ‘Pay Tax’ and ‘View DCB’ – the option to view and print the report for offline payment. Click on ‘Pay Tax’ to proceed with online Andhra Pradesh property tax payment.
Step 5: On the subsequent page, enter the amount in the ‘Balance amount you are likely to pay’ tab. Select the box given next to CFMS Payment Gateway and Terms & Conditions. Click on ‘pay online’.
Step 6: Proceed as the page prompts by clicking on online payment. Choose the preferred payment gateway option like credit or debit cards, net banking, etc. and make the payment.
The Andhra Pradesh property tax receipt will be displayed after the transaction and it can be downloaded and saved for future reference.
See also: All about Andhra Pradesh property and land registration
How to pay house tax Andhra Pradesh through offline method?
Property owners can also choose to pay their Andhra Pradesh property tax at the respective ULB counter. They can approach Citizen Service Centres (PuraSeva centers) in the municipal office. One should have all details and required documents for making the property tax payment Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh property tax app
The Andhra Pradesh government has launched the PuraSeva app, to help citizens access various municipal services, including Andhra Pradesh property tax, in one go. It is the first fully-integrated citizen and employee mobile app, designed by the e-Governments Foundation for the Andhra Pradesh government. Citizens can download the app from Google Playstore. Citizens can pay their house tax in Andhra Pradesh through this app.
How is Andhra Pradesh property tax calculated?
The properties that fall within the limits of the ULB are assessed for tax, based on which taxes are levied. Information regarding all new constructions, existing constructions and modifications of a property are provided by the Town Planning Department for making required changes to the tax assessment.
Andhra Pradesh property tax is calculated, based on parameters such as plinth area, zonal location of the property, residential or non-residential status, property’s age, construction type and various other parameters as applicable in a specific situation. The town planning department of the ULB provides property details like the status and modifications.
Citizens of Andhra Pradesh can also use the online Andhra Pradesh property tax calculator on the portal.
Step 1: Go to the official portal of the CDMA AP government. Scroll down and click on ‘Property Tax Auto Calculator’.
Step 2: A new page will be displayed wherein you must select the district and corporation/municipality. Click ‘Submit’ to proceed.
Step 3: You will be directed to another page. Provide the required details by selecting revenue zone, building classification, nature of usage, floor number, occupancy (owner or tenant), construction date, constructed plinth area and plinth area in building plan. Click on ‘Calculate’.
See also: How to avail of AP registration services on IGRS
Andhra Pradesh property tax rates
The state government has recently introduced a new system for levying property tax Andhra Pradesh, based on the market price of the property. The property tax was earlier based on the annual rental value (ARV).
The government has revised the system and decided to levy tax based on capital value (CV) of the property.
As per the new Andhra Pradesh property tax system, the tax percentage will range between 0.10% and 0.50% of the CV for residential buildings. The rate will range between 0.2% and 2% for non-residential buildings.
See also: All about Telangana CDMA property tax
How to get a house tax receipt online in Andhra Pradesh?
Citizens of Andhra Pradesh will receive a soft copy of the property tax receipt after making the tax payment online.
How do I download the PuraSeva app?
One can search and download the PuraSeva mobile app via Google Playstore on their mobiles.