What is Khata?
It literally means an account, this Khata is an account of a person who has property in the city. It is an account of A Khata Certificate assessment of property owners within BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) jurisdiction. Khata is important when you apply for any license of building or for trade, applying for a loan from any banks or financial institution. It consists all the details of property like name of owner, size of buildings, location of property and all other details that helps to file property tax.
There are two things in Khata: A Khata Certificate and B Khata Extract.
What is Khata Certificate ?
A BBMP Khata certificate is required for two major purposes: 1. For registration of a new property, 2. For transfer of any property. For applying khata certificate, the owner of property has to give a letter of requisition along with details and receipts of tax paid (latest) to an Assistant officer for the sub-division or range. The fee for a certificate is Rs. 25/- per property. Khata Certificate is obtained for any new registration after paying the tax. The certificate is issued saying that a particular property No â€˜XYZâ€™ stands in the name of person A. This certificate is required to apply for water connection, electricity connection, trade license and building license. The Khata certificate is given only to the owner of the property or to his family members. No one else can take it on his behalf. It takes maximum of One week to get the certificate. One can also get it
instantly in some citizen service centers .When a transaction takes place both the seller and the buyer have to inform the BBMP within three months of the transaction. In case of death of either party, within one year.)
What is Khata Extract ?
Khata Extract is getting details from the assessment register. The extract is required to get trade license, or to buy a particular property. It has the details of the property like the name, size of the property, use of the property (commercial purpose, residential), annual value, when assessed last. For getting a khata extract, owner of property has to give a letter of requisition with property location and details. The fee is Rs. 100/- pear extract for a period of 5 years on the property.
Eligible for obtaining Khata, All property owners/holders who hold property within the BBMP jurisdiction are eligible to obtain a Khata. Obtaining a chute does not confer ownership of property but confers the person who liable to pay property tax. Property tax can be paid by property owners/holders who may or may not have Khata but it is important when you apply for any license of building or for trade, applying for a loan from any banks.
What Document Required for Khata Registration
For applying Khata registration, you needed to enclose following documents along with registration form.
1. Documents required for property of land type- Revenue Pockets / BDA Reconverted areas / Grama-Thana :
Title deed (Reconveyed documents from BDA in case of BDA Reconveyed areas) II. Tax paid receipts and Khatha details III. A sketch of your property showing its boundaries and location of site iv. Improvement Charges v. National Saving Certificates for Rs. 200/- VI. Encumbrance certificate for vacant sites vii. Flow chart of title
2. Documents required for property of land type- BDA / KHB Layout
Title deed or Possession certificate II. National Saving Certificates for Rs. 200/- III. Encumbrance certificate for vacant sites iv. Flow chart of title.