ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Muhammed Riyas MP

Making Sense of the Property Tax Increase in Kerala

Recently, the Kerala government revised property tax rates, which has attracted criticism from various corners. This article aims to comprehensively examine the fiscal compulsion and inevitable nature of property tax reforms in the state. It argues that the property tax rate in the state is the lowest and an increase in rates is necessary to meet the growing demands for public services and infrastructure, and to ensure a sustainable fiscal future for urban local governments in Kerala.