BY: LIZAWATI MADFA
SHAH ALAM, FEB 13: The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) expects to collect RM132 million in assessment tax for the first term this year.
Its Corporate and Public Relations Head, Shahrin Ahmad said, that amount covers 244,264 property ownerships in MBSA’s jurisdiction.
He reminded all property owners to pay their taxes before or on February 28 to avoid stern actions.
“This tax revenue is essential to manage domestic waste collection, cleaning work and infrastructure maintenance such as road, road-lights, drains and to build more parks and playgrounds.
“It also helps MBSA manage Shah Alam city more efficiently, ultimately providing comfort, prosperity and harmony for the community,” he said.
There are 44 payment channels to facilitate property owners and among them are the main counter at Wisma MBSA and MBSA branch offices at Kota Kemuning, Sungai Buloh and Setia Alam.
Shahrin said, property owners can also pay their assessment tax by cash at all the Selangor’s local authority counters.
“They can settle their assessment tax bills at local agencies such as post office, in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.
“They can also make payments at all Bank Simpanan Nasional, Ambank and Bank Muamalat branches (cash only), while they can pay by cash or cheque through Agro Bank, Affin Bank, Bank Islam and EON Bank,” he said.
Other payment channels include cheque, money-order, credit card and charge card like Master, Visa, American Express and Dinners Club.
Online payments can also be done through www.mbsa.gov.my, www.maybank2u.com, www.payonline.com.my, www.mbfcards.com, www.citibank.com, www.ambg.com.my, www.rhbbank.com.my, www.bizchannel.com.my, www.hsbc.com.my, www.cimbclicks.com.my, eonbank.com.my, www.phebank.com.my and www.i-muamalat.com.my
The latest method available is through JomPAY by inserting the biller code: 7567, account number as Ref-1 and telephone number as Ref-2 plus the amount to be paid.
Tax payers who settle their assessment tax for the year with an amount exceeding RM100 and with no arrears are eligible to receive a free umbrella.
Any enquiries regarding assessment tax can be channelled to Revenue Management Section, MBSA Finance Department through its direct-line at 03-5522 2881/2882.
BY: LIZAWATI MADFA