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GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) Telangana Property Tax

Sep 21, 2023
GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) Telangana Property Tax

In the vibrant city of Hyderabad, an important aspect of maintaining local infrastructure and essential services lies in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Property Tax.

The tax is imposed on properties within GHMC's jurisdiction in Telangana, contributing to the upkeep of the city's amenities and overall development. This guide aims to provide a clear understanding of Telangana Property Tax, how it is calculated, payment methods, and important dates, ensuring residents have a seamless experience when dealing with their property tax obligations.

What is GHMC Property Tax?

GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) Telangana Property Tax refers to the tax levied by GHMC on properties within its jurisdiction in Telangana.

It is calculated based on property value, type, and amenities; and supports local infrastructure, sanitation, and civic services.

The revenue generated aids in sustaining urban development, maintaining public facilities, and enhancing the overall quality of life in Hyderabad.

How To Calculate Property Tax In Telangana?

The GHMC website provides a property tax calculator to calculate your Telangana Property Tax.

A.) Computation of Residential Property Tax Telangana:

1. Measure the Plinth Area (PA), i.e., the total built-up area, including covered areas, garages, and balconies.

2. Find the current rent-per-square-foot in the market or as stated in the rental agreement (MRV).

3. Calculate the residential property tax using the formula: PA x MRV x 12 x (0.17 - 0.30) - 10% depreciation + 8% library cess.

B.) Computation of Commercial Property Tax Telangana:

1. Measure the Plinth Area (PA), i.e., the total built-up area of the commercial property.

2. Check the Monthly Rental Value (MRV) mentioned in GHMC notifications for fixed monthly rent per square foot.

3. Calculate the commercial property tax using the formula: 3.5 x PA in sq. ft. x MRV in INR per sq. ft.

Note: Hoardings, cellular towers, and ATMs are taxed as commercial property at the maximum rates of INR 50 and INR 70 per square foot, respectively.

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Telangana Property Tax Rates

Monthly Rental Value General Tax Lighting Tax, Conservancy Tax & Drainage Tax Total
Up to INR 50 Exempt Exempt Exempt Exempt Exempt
INR 51 - INR 100 2% 3% 9% 3% 17%
INR 101 - INR 200 4% 3% 9% 3% 19%
INR 201 - INR 300 7% 3% 9% 3% 22%
INR 300 and more 15% 3% 9% 3% 30%

How To Pay GHMC Property Tax?

For Telangana Property Tax payments, you need a Property Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

A PTIN is a mandatory identification number that every taxpayer must possess to pay the GHMC property tax.

For new properties, GHMC allots a 10-digit PTIN, and for old properties, GHMC allots a 14-digit PTIN.

A.) GHMC Property Tax Online Payment:

Step 1: Visit the Online payment portal of the GHMC website.

Step 2: Click on 'Property Tax' on the left table. A drop-down will open up. Now, click on 'Property Tax Payment'.

Step 3: Enter your PTIN and Mobile Number. Now, click on 'Get OTP'. After entering the OTP that you received on your registered Mobile Number, Click on 'Submit'.

Step 4: The screen will show your GHMC Property Tax details such as Door Number, Circle, Telangana house tax, arrears, interest on arrears, adjustments, etc., and then choose to make payment either via UPI, net banking, credit card, or debit card.

Step 5: This will take you to the payment gateway page. Login to Net Banking, enter your card details, scan the QR code, and complete the payment.

Step 6: After the payment is done, you'll get redirected to the GHMC website and a receipt would be generated. You can download the Property tax receipt.

B.) GHMC Property Tax Offline Payment:

You can submit the DD or a check in the name of Commissioner GHMC and pay your property tax in the following ways:

1. At any of the 72 Mee-Seva counters in GHMC Limits

2. Using handheld machines of Bill Collectors that are integrated with the Central Server

3. At Citizen Service Centers in all 30 circles and GHMC Head Office

4. At any State Bank of Hyderabad branch.

Due Dates of Property Tax

The last date for the bi-annual payment of GHMC Property Tax is 31st July and 15th October.

Penalty on delay in Payment of GHMC Property Tax

An interest of 2% p.m. will be charged if you delay the payment of GHMC Property Tax.

Latest News

July 14: GHMC acts tough on property tax defaulters, Recovery to be done from government offices

The GHMC is cracking down on property tax defaulters. Over 30 circles have received notices with specific due dates. The goal is to collect INR 2000 crore this year, and so far, they have already collected INR 760 crore.

Additionally, they are recovering dues from state and central government offices, with INR 5560 crore owed by the state government and INR 371 crore by the central government.


As we delve into the intricacies of the GHMC Property Tax, it becomes evident that this financial contribution is the cornerstone of Hyderabad's progress.

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How to check GHMC property tax online?

To check GHMC property tax online: 1) Visit GHMC Property Tax website. Click "Know your Property Tax Dues." 2) Choose "Search Your Property Tax" and select Circle or details. 3) Pick property from the owner's name list. 4) Verify dues, provide contact info, pay via Net Banking or Card.

How to find the assessment number for property tax in Hyderabad?

To obtain your property tax assessment number online: 1) Visit CDMA official website. 2) Enter mobile number, verify OTP, and log in. 3) Provide property details, measurements, and uploads. 4) View half-yearly tax based on measurements. 5) Pay tax, receive 10-digit assessment number, Self-Assessment Certificate, and SMS notification. Use assessment number for future payments via MeeSeva, CSC Counters, Citizen Buddy Mobile App.

How can I get a property tax identification number in Telangana?

To acquire a property tax identification number in Telangana: 1) Visit GHMC's official website at 2) Choose 'Search Property' without PTIN Number. 3) Enter door number and GHMC circle. 4) Find tax due with PTIN displayed. Alternatively, visit land records office and consult authorities for PTIN retrieval.

How is annual property tax calculated in GHMC?

To compute GHMC residential property tax: 1) Measure plinth area (PA), including all spaces. 2) For self-occupied, note local property rates; if rented, use Monthly Rental Value (MRV). 3) Use formula: Annual Tax = GARV X (17%-30%) based on MRV from table - 10% depreciation + 8% library cess.

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