There is no major tax hike for the residents of the city of Belgaum in the 31 lakhs surplus budget presented by the Administrator of the Corporation DC Anubu Kumar.
It was though that House tax could go up by 15-30% but no hike has been proposed in the budget.
Some allocations made in the budget 2012-13
5 crores for Roads, foot path and Gutters
5 crores for Traffic signals, new roads
50 lakhs for speedy disposal of request of certificates
65 lakhs have been kept reserved for modernization
75 lakhs for Cement concrete roads
2 crores for rain water harvesting
1 crore 75 lakhs for new street lights
2 crore 70 lakhs for garden
1315 lakhs for garbage disposal
Tax for collection of garbage for all commercial establishments has been proposed.
Commercial establishments : Rs.50 would be charged upto 1000 sq feet area
1000 to 5000 sq feet Rs. 100 would be charged
Above 5000 sq feet Rs.200
For industrial establishments it would be 100,200 & 300 respectively