Have you paid your NA Tax in Mumbai?

By Accommodation Times Bureau Under the Maharashtra Land Revenue Code 1966, the NA tax is imposed in the areas earlier marked as agricultural outside gaothans, where there is non-agricultural activity, and is levied over and above the property tax. This tax was negligible until February 2008, but the state government through

Land Leasing: A Big Win-Win Reform for the States

Accommodation Times Research By Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog Land leasing laws relating to rural agricultural land in Indian states were overwhelmingly enacted during decades immediately following the independence. At the time, the abolition of Zamindari and redistribution of land to the tiller were the highest policy priorities. Top leadership of

Real Estate Law: Cracking Down on Dodgy Developers

By Ramesh Nair, COO – Business & International Director, JLL India Accommodation Times Bureau : In recent times, the Indian real estate developer community has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The good news is that the ‘black sheep’ of this family are being brought to book, simultaneously increasing the

Compensation for Land Acquisition for NHs

By Accommodation Times Bureau Instructions have been issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to all the agencies implementing the National Highways (NHs) Projects that the amount of compensation for acquisition of land for NHs projects is determined in consonance with the First Schedule to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in