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Soumyadip Chattopadhyay is an Associate Professor in economics at the Department of Economics and Politics, Visva Bharati University, West Bengal, and a Visiting Fellow at Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He was associated with Graduate School of Geography, Clark University as a C.V. Raman Fellow, and with the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield as a Commonwealth Academic Fellow. His research interests lie in the field of development studies, and specifically in urban finance, urban inequality and ongoing transformations in urban governance in Indian cities. He is currently serving as one of the Associate Editors of International Journal of Rural Management.
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Property tax, levied on ownership of any real property, is a significant source of revenue for city-level municipal governments in India. However, revenue collections from it are quite low as it is po...