Department of Revenue

Main functions

  • Assessment of Tax.
  • Collection of Tax.
  • Issuance of Trade license, Rickshaw ownership and driving license.
  • Motorized and Non-Motorized Vehicles License.
  • Permission for erection and establishment of advertising signs.
  • Maintenance, Gain and dispose of immovable property of City Corporation.
  • Established and maintains of Housing Complex, Market, Parks etc.
  • Lease out of Hat Bazar, Sand mahal, Ponds, Toll collection points etc.

Branches and their Activities

Revenue Department mainly divided into 2 Section. That is Revenue Section and Estate Section. Revenue Section divided into 2 Sub Section, Taxation and License. Taxation Section divided into 8 Taxation Circle.

The activities of the section are as follows:

  • Assessment and collection of holding taxes. That is Tax on the annual value of buildings and lands as well as Conservancy and street lighting rate,
  • Serves bill of demand of holding owner.
  • Keeps and maintain records of each and every holdings.
  • Maintain Taxpayers ledger of the holdings
  • Collect taxes on spot.

License Section 

  1. Issuance of trade license, Rickshaw ownership and driving license.
  2. Motorized and Non-Motorized Vehicles License.
  3. Permission for erection and establishment of advertising signs.

Estate Section 

  1. Maintenance, Gain, and dispose off immovable property of City Corporation.
  2. Established and maintains of Housing Complex, Market, Parks & Housing Plot.
  3. Lease Out of Hat Bazar, Ferighat, Ponds, Community Latrine, Toll collection points, Khower's.
  4. Officers and staff quarter allotment.

Income (July 2013 to June 2014)

Section

Target

Achievement

Percentage

Taxation

 302,66,63,714.00 Tk.

   84,85,63,647.00 Tk.

 28.04 %

License

  11,15,23,525.00 Tk.

    8,05,37,490.00 Tk.

 59.45 %

Estate

  50,21,10,000.00 Tk.

   36,10,60,203.00 Tk.

 72.00 %

Total

 364,02,97,239.00 Tk.

 129,01,61,340.00Tk.

 35.44 %

Manpower

Sanction Post0

298 (permanent)

Present Manpower

192

Temporary (no work no pay basis)

71