India, April 28 -- Taking benefit of the 5 to 10 per cent rebate scheme, 61 per cent Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) residents paid property tax online this year.

According to PMC, residents who pay property tax before May 31, 2019, will get a rebate of 10 and 5 per cent. The PMC colleted Rs 220 crore in tax collection till April 27, 2019, and it is expected that till May 31, 2019, it will collect Rs 700 crore, according to Vilas Kanade, head of PMC's property tax department.

Those residents who pay property tax below Rs 25,000 per annum will get a 10 per cent rebate and those who pay above Rs 25,000 tax, will get 5 per cent rebate.

Kanade said, "PMC is getting a good response for the rebate scheme. Sixty one per cent citizens have pa...