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BBMP Khata

IndianMoney.com Research Team | Posted On Friday, September 28,2018, 06:46 PM

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BBMP Khata

 

 

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the Municipal Corporation of Bengaluru, was formed in the year 2007, and the concept of Khata was formed at the same time, to simplify collection of property tax in Bangalore. Khata is an account or a record in the register maintained by the Municipality or Corporation. Once a property is registered with the Municipality or Corporation, it is assessed for tax, assigned a Municipal number and records the primary assessee, responsible to pay property tax.

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BBMP Khata

The Revenue Department of BBMP offers the following services in regard to Khata.

1. Registration of Khata

Anyone who owns a property in Bengaluru (in the jurisdiction of BBMP) must register for Khata in the prescribed form along with the relevant documents.

The application form can be obtained from any of the Citizen Service Centres or office of the Assistant Revenue Officer. The filled up form is to be submitted at the office of the Assistant Revenue Officer. A fee equal to 2% of the stamp duty on the sale deed is applicable for registration of Khata.

See Also: BBMP Property Tax

Documents required:

  • Property allotted by Bangalore Development Authority / Karnataka Housing Board
    • Application in prescribed form
    • Attested copy of Title Deed
    • Copies of previous Tax paid receipts
    • Possession Certificate
    • Sketch showing location of property

Time required for registration is 7 days

  • Revenue Pockets, BDA re-conveyed area, High Rise building
    • Application form
    • Title documents
    • Copies of previous Tax paid receipts
    • Proof of improvement charges paid
    • Khata extract issued by previous authority / local body
    • Sketch showing location and measurements of property

Time required for registration is 30 working days

2. Transfer of Khata

Transfer of Khata is required whenever there is a change in the ownership of property due to sale of property, gift, inheritance, death of owner, partition of family and so on. The procedure for transfer of Khata is similar to Registration of Khata.

Documents Required:

  • Application form
  • Registered Title deeds and flow chart of the title
  • Tax Paid receipts
  • Possession certificate
  • Affidavit regarding inheritance / gift / court decree
  • Original death certificate in case of death of owner

Time required for transfer is 7 working days for property allotted by BDA / KHB, and 30 days in the case of revenue extensions, BDA re-conveyed areas, gramathana, high-rise buildings (both apartments  and commercial complexes). The applicable fee for transfer is 2% of the stamp duty of sale deed.

3. Amalgamation of Khata

Amalgamation of Khata is required when two or more adjacent properties need to be registered under the same title deed and ownership.

Documents required:

  • Application form
  • Copies of registered title deed
  • Tax paid receipts
  • Sketch showing amalgamation of properties and its measurements
  • Affidavit regarding proof of blood relationship
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from BDA, if the property is located in BDA layout (for vacant lands)

Amalgamation of Khata will be done within 30 working days, and fees applicable are 2% of the stamp duty on sale deed.

4. Bifurcation of Khata

Bifurcation of Khata is when one property is divided into two or more properties.

Documents Required:

  • Application form
  • Copies of registered title deed
  • Tax paid receipts
  • Sketch showing bifurcation of properties and its measurements
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from BDA, if the property is located in BDA layout (for vacant lands)

The applicable fees for bifurcation of Khata are 2% of the stamp duty on sale deed. Bifurcation of Khata will be done within 30 working days.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is Khatha?

Khatha of a property is when that property is recorded in the property register maintained in a Municipality orCorporation. When property is registered with theMunicipality or Corporation, it is assessed to tax, assigned amunicipal number and records the person primarilyresponsible to pay the property tax.

2. Who can apply for a Khatha ?

Any title holder of a property within the BBMP Jurisdictioncan apply for a khatha in a prescribed form, along withrelevant documents, to the concerned Assistant RevenueOfficer.

3. Where can one get the prescribed form for issue of Khatha& where should it be filed?

Application form can be obtained from any of the citizen service centers or any office of the Assistant Revenue Officer. The form also contains the list of documents to be filed. The duly filled up application form is to be submitted at the jurisdictional office of the Assistant Revenue Officer and acknowledgment obtained.

4. Is it necessary to apply for change of Khatha when property is to be transferred from one person to another by registered sale deed or otherwise succession of property in the event of death of khathadar ?

Yes, Section 114 of Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act 1976 makes it mandatory to do so within three months.

5. How should the intimation be made for the change Khatha in such cases ?

The new title holder should make an application in the prescribed form enclosing the requisite documents as listed in “Documents to be filed” given along with application.

6. Where and from whom can Khatha Certificate & Khatha Extract be obtained ?

Khatha Certificate & Khatha Extract can be obtained after paying Rs. 25/- & Rs. 100/- respectively for each copy from the concerned office of the Assistant Revenue Officer or at any of the Citizen Service Centers.

7. What are the details of tax & fees that are required to be paid before Khatha is issued.

If applying for a Change of Khatha then,

  • Enclose proof of having paid property tax up to date.
  • Payment of Khatha Transfer fee at the rate of 2% on the value of stamp duty of the sale deed.

If the Khatha for the property sought for the first time then,

  • File a return of property tax available in the property tax self assessment book (SAS Hand book)
  • Payment of Improvement charges at the rate of Rs. 250/- per Square Meter, if the property falls under new area & Rs. 200/- per Square Meter, in case of old area. The nearest Assistant Revenue Officer could be contacted to ascertain if the property falls in an old area or a new area.
  • Payment of Khatha Transfer fee at the rate of 2% on the value of stamp duty of the sale deed.

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