Press Esc to close
Friday 28 April 2017
News updated at 11:15 PM IST

Khata demystified

May 4, 2013 DHNS 3:11 IST
An important legal document required while applying for any licence, loan from any bank or financial institution, khata literally means an account. This certificate carries all the critical details related to a property, including the name of the owner, location of property, dimension of site and other information that helps in paying property tax.

In the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, the khata determines the assessment of property owners. The khata is, thus, a means of identifying property owners liable to pay property tax.

The khata mainly has two elements, the khata extract and the khata certificate. The khata certificate is needed for registration of property and also during transfer of the property from the owner’s name to another. The khata extract is taken from the property register. But the khata does not confer ownership of property. Unlike title deed, the khata is only an assessment of a property for payment of tax.

As for the ‘B’ khata, there is no such thing under the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act 1976. What eventually gained popularity among property owners as “B-khata” is actually the “B-Register.” The property tax collected from any land not authorised for residential or commercial use by the State government and who had their revenue land converted by the deputy commissioner is maintained in a separate register called a “B-register”.

However, over the years, the ‘B’ register has been mistaken to be a ‘B’ khata.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

A fan performs 'Abhiske' of a poster of 'Bahubali 2: The Conclusion' at a cinema hall...

A fan performs 'Abhiske' of a poster of 'Bahubali 2: The Conclusion' at a cinema hall...

Salesperson attends to customer, inside a jewellery showroom during Akshaya Tritiya, a major...

Salesperson attends to customer, inside a jewellery showroom during Akshaya Tritiya, a major...

BCCI COA member Vinod Rai and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar release author Devendra...

BCCI COA member Vinod Rai and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar release author Devendra...

Activists of Congress party hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against state...

Activists of Congress party hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against state...

Kempegowda International Airport customs seized Gold Biscuits...

Kempegowda International Airport customs seized Gold Biscuits...

Fireworks at Golden temple on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the second Guru...

Fireworks at Golden temple on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the second Guru...

Bollywood actor Akshay Khanna during the cremation of his father veteran actor Vinod Khanna...

Bollywood actor Akshay Khanna during the cremation of his father veteran actor Vinod Khanna...

A tiger enjoys water bath on a hot summer afternoon at Surat Zoo...

A tiger enjoys water bath on a hot summer afternoon at Surat Zoo...

Senior Wildlife Veterinarian Sharvan Singh Rathore plays with a Lion Cub ‘Kailash’...

Senior Wildlife Veterinarian Sharvan Singh Rathore plays with a Lion Cub ‘Kailash’...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.