The Government shall levy land tax for all the lands within the state irrespective of the nature or type of land, subject to the exemptions provided in the section 2 of the Kerala Land Tax Act, 1961


Payment of Land Tax

The Village Officer is authorized to collect the land tax remitted at the village office and issue receipts on the same.


Building Tax

One time building tax is applicable for all buildings constructed on or after April 1, 1973 as per the Kerala Building Tax Act, 1975. A yearly luxury tax of Rs. 4000 is levied on buildings which are constructed on or after 1.4.1997 having a plinth area of 278.7 sqm or more, in addition to the one-time tax.


Plantation Tax

Plantation tax is one of the sources of income for the State. This tax is levied on Coconut, arecanut, rubber, coffee, tea, cardamom or pepper plantations above 2 Ha.


Revenue recovery

Revenue Recovery Act, 1968 and rules empower the Government to collect any arrears and interest due to Government as public revenue due on land.