SDMC announces tax rebate to people who get Covid shots

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SDMC announces tax rebate to people who get Covid shots

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The SDMC has announced to provide additional rebate to the taxpayers of residential properties if they get anti-coronavirus vaccine.

Standing Committee Chairman Rajdutt Gahlot said that the civic agency has decided that the owner of a residential house and his or her eligible family members who have received or will receive Covid-19 vaccine can apply to avail additional rebate in payment of property tax

“Property owners can avail benefit of additional rebate of five percent in payment of tax. An order in this regard has been issued by the concerned department of the SDMC and all eligible persons can avail the facility,” he added.

Gahlot also said that the entire world is reeling due to Covid-19 pandemic hence the need of the hour to encourage people for vaccination. “The SDMC is also making all efforts to encourage people bby announcing such lucrative scheme. The aim is to ensure maximum people who have attained the age of 45 years get vaccinated.

Tax payers besides five percent rebate can also avail two per cent for making online payment, he said, adding that the benefit of 15 percent rebate for depositing tax before June 30 will be continued for all.

The announcement came in the backdrop of the ‘Tika Utsav’ or vaccine festival being conducted all across the country from April 11-14. The initiative aims to vaccinate maximum eligible people against the virus.

North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash had on Saturday said, that owners (or any of their family members) of residential properties who have received the Covid-19 jab can apply for additional rebate in payment of property tax.

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