UP Government Announces 'Dog Tax,' Pet Owners To Pay About Rs 630 Annually
The "Dog Tax" was announced by government officials in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Depending on the type of dog, pet owners may be required to pay more than Rs.100. The Municipal Corporation formerly charged a levy of Rs.500 on costly breed dogs and Rs.200 on locally bred canines. Now citizens will be required to pay around Rs.630 annually. A license would also be required to keep a pet dog at home.