Excise and Taxation Department of GOVT of Punjab is responsible for tax collection and recoveries in the province. Some of the major projects running under this department include Immovable property tax, Motor Vehicle registration and taxation and some other taxes levied for different purposes. What should be praised here is that, this state run department is complying with latest technologies and providing different kind of online information systems. These online systems save time and effort for the citizens and facilitate them acquiring all kinds of relevant information at their places. Among other online services, Excise and taxation department had introduced an online system of Property Tax Calculation. Through this online tax calculator, one can determine the amount of property tax he is liable to pay, by providing few details. Here is how to do that;
First of all, you have to enter occupier’s information. It includes selecting the region, portions of the property, Type of building, total covered area and ownership information etc. then click add to add these details to property information.
Now, enter total land area, covered area and property age etc. (please refer to legal documents for accurate information).
Now it will require locality of the property. You will have to click “find your category” tab at the top of the page, select district and then keenly go through all the categories, find the area in which your property is located and return to tax calculator page. Check relevant category against residential and commercial locality. For example, if your property is located in Samanabad, you will have to select category C in both options.
Select property view and check “Net Payable Tax”. Click on calculate tax button and it will show amount of the calculated tax. You can also check details by clicking the details option.