All about the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) and online services offered

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Surat is counted among one of the leading cities in India and a lot of credit for this goes to the Diamond City’s Municipal Corporation. The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) was the only civic body from India that was invited to the panel discussion on Zero Liquid Discharge Cities at the Stockholm World Water Week 2021. Surat treats about 1,400 MLD sewage water out of which 320 MLD (33%) is reused. In June 2021, Surat was awarded the best smart city in India, thanks to the efforts made by the Surat Municipal Corporation.

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Surat Municipal Corporation online services

The SMC offers a variety of services online to its citizens through its official web portal:

The online services of the SMC include:

Tax payments on Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) website

  • Property tax payment
  • Professional tax RC
  • Professional tax EC

Certificates issued by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) online

  • Birth certificate
  • Death certificate
  • Shop registration certificate

Online bookings that can be done on the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) portal

  • Auditorium booking
  • Community hall booking
  • Indoor stadium booking
  • Ticket booking

Membership online service by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC)

  • E-library
  • Swimming pool

Other online services offered by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC)

  • Online forms
  • Complaint
  • Water meter
  • Hydro water meter
  • 24×4 water connection
  • E-challan payment
  • Surat Money Card
  • Society civic facility
  • Services through SMS
  • Tax invoice
  • Pensioner documents

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How to calculate SMC Surat property tax

What is the formula to calculate property tax in Surat?

The formula for calculation of property tax in Surat is:

Property Tax = R x M x A

R stands for the Annual rate of property tax

M stands for the product of various sub factors = { (Factor 1) X (Factor 2) X ( Factor 3) X (Factor 4) }

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A stands for the area of the property in sq metres

What is the rate at which property tax is charged in Surat?

The annual rate for property tax in Surat is:

Rs 10 per sq metre per annum for residential properties

Rs 25 per sq metre per annum for other properties

What are the components included in the property tax in Surat?

General tax

Water tax

Water charge

Conservancy tax

Betterment charges

Factors affecting property tax in Surat

Factor 1: Location

Factor 2: Age of property

Factor 3: Type of property (residential or other)

Factor 4: Usage of property

What is the mode of payment for property tax in Surat?

People in Surat can pay their property tax by cash, cheque, demand draft and postal order. Use of credit cards is not accepted by the SMC.

How to pay property tax on the Surat Municipal Corporation website?

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You can pay your property tax in Surat by following these simple steps:

Step 1: Visit the SMC official website,

Surat Municipal Corporation property tax

Step 2: On the top left side, you will find the option ‘online services’. Once you click on the option, a drop-down menu will showcase more options to you. Select the ‘Pay Property Tax’ option on the SMC website to proceed.

Surat Municipal Corporation

Step 3: A new page will now open, which will ask you to enter the tenement number and answer a captcha question before you can hit on the ‘get pending tax amount’ option.

All about the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) and online services offered

Note that your tenement number in Surat is a 14-digit identity for your house property. You can find it mentioned on your offline property tax payment receipt.

All about the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) and online services offered

One you provide the tenement number, the portal will show you your property tax dues. You can proceed to pay it.

Note: The property tax payment service on the SMC is unavailable from 11:30 pm to 12:30 am every day as it is closed for maintenance. Pay your taxes on the portal accordingly.

Surat Municipal Corporation latest news

SMC offers property tax waiver to over 1.11 lakh residents

March 2021: In a first, the SMC has decided to waive property tax of a total of 1,11,381 residential properties, spread across 225 sq metres. The major beneficiary of the move by the SMC will be residential properties located in the Udhna Zone, the Limbayat Zone and the Varachha Zone. The SMC’s decision is aimed at benefitting the migrant workers living in these areas and is likely to cost the municipal body Rs 22 crores.

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What is Surat famous for?

Surat is famous for its textile and diamond manufacturing.

How to pay property tax online in Surat?

You can pay Surat Municipal Corporation property tax by visiting the civic body’s official portal and selecting ‘Online Services’ > ‘Pay property tax’.

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Debora Berti

Università degli Studi di Firenze, IT

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