Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 10th
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Collect information about the local taxes (water, electricity and house tax etc). - Social Science

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Collect information about the local taxes (water, electricity and house tax, etc).

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  • water tax
  1. The rate of water tax is fixed at 1.5% of the assessed annual value.
  2. The administration is related to water tax in the city of Chennai is vested with (CMWS and SB) Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewage Board.
  3. Water tax is levied on private individuals and businesses on tap water.
  4. Payment for water tax can be done online receipts will be generated within 24 hours of payment.
  5. The timeline of payment will be specified in the demand notice.
  6. Failing to make the payment even after demanding legal proceedings added with fine and other charges are made.
  • Electricity Tax:
  1. Electricity tax is an excise duty that is charged on the supplies of electricity made on or after 1st October 2008.
  2. The tax is charged on the final supply of electricity to the consumer.
  3. The liability of payments arises at the time the electricity is supplied.
  4. The tax at a rate of 5% of the consumption charges.
  • House Tax / Property Tax:
  1. A property tax or a house tax is a tax on the value of a property like a house, office building, etc.
  2. This tax is levied by the governing authority of the area in. which the property is located.
Concept: Introduction of Government and Taxes
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 10th SSLC Social Science Answers Guide
Chapter 4.04 Government and Taxes
Exercise | Q VII 1. | Page 327
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