Constitutionality of state laws imposing Advertisement Tax challenged in Karnataka HC

Meera Emmanuel May 2 2019
Karnataka High Court

The constitutionality of state laws allowing the imposition of advertisement tax in Karnataka by municipal and corporation authorities has been challenged in the Karnataka High Court.

On Friday, Justice S Sunil Dutt Yadav passed an interim order in the matter restraining the state from taking any coercive action for non-payment of advertisement tax until June, when it will take up the matter next. The order applies to all demands made for such tax after the commencement of the 101st amendment to the Constitution of India.

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