News & Media 21st Dec 2022

Can property tax be imposed on monuments?

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Gourav Sogani Partner | Mumbai

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In a first-of-its-kind action by local authorities, the civic body in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, has asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to pay property tax on the Taj Mahal. But is it well within its legal rights to have imposed property tax on a protected monument?

In this context, Gourav Sogani, Partner, Economic Laws Practice (ELP) has been quoted in an article in the moneycontrol.com where he talks about the applicability of the tax and its exemptions on ancient monuments.

Read the article here