The self-assessment system, though an innovative move by the Corporation, would face practical difficulties in implementation across the city. Reviewing the evaluations of property owners would be a major challenge for the authorities. It would also be difficult to check for malpractices by the owners. The property tax revision system earlier followed was hassle-free and it is wiser to follow the same system than experimenting with the novel move.

Laya Srikand, Tiruchi-18.

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