S.N. Wadiyar v. Commissioner of Wealth Tax, Karnataka - (Supreme Court) (21 Sep 2015)
Supreme Court values excess land owned by Wadiyar royalty
In a question on valuation of property for the purposes of wealth tax, the Supreme Court held that property, the overall area of which exceeded that allowed by the Ceiling Act, 1962, would not be valued at open market price. Vacant land that fell within the ambit of the Ceiling Act would be valued at Rs. 2 lakhs, the maximum allowable under the Act, while the remaining area would be valued at the open market price.
Relevant : Section 11 Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, 1976 Act
Ahmed G.H. Ariff v. Commissioner of Wealth Tax MANU/SC/0167/1969
Tags : CEILING VALUATION LAND WEALTH TAX