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If The Assessment Tax Bills Are Not Received
 Personally approach the assessment tax counters at MPK.Ps. to obtain the bills. Please give the following information :
•    Name
•    House number and status of the property / holding
•    Account Number (if there is ; or submit old bills for reference)

To avoid any action
Assessment tax must be paid immediately before 28 (29) February and 31 August each year. Not only will you be free from legal action, but also will not be fined for being late for about 2% of the total assessment tax which is not paid within the set period.

If you wish to buy houses / lands in the area of MPK.Ps.
Check first with MPK.Ps. full names in MPK.Ps. registry, assessment tax arrears for houses / lands to avoid being regretful later. Section 146 and 160 Act 171 state that the rate (arrears) has been cleared by the real owners up to date.

If transfers of ownership of holdings happens
Please notify MPK.Ps. immediately by using Form I and J within 3 months after the sale or transfer. Failure to do so, MPK.Ps. can take action according to Section 160 (6) Act 171.

Exemption of Assessment Tax for vacant holdings
 Assessment tax on vacant holdings may be exempted provided the applicants prove the following :
•    Given written notice within 7 days from the date on which the vacancy occurs
•    That the building is in good condition and fit for occupation
•    That all reasonable efforts have been made to get a tenant
•    That the requested rent is reasonable

However, assessment tax for the holding has to be paid beforehand and the owner must report the vacancy within 7 days from the date on which the vacancy occurs. Claim for return has to be made within one month after 30 June or 31 December for any of the said period (Section 162, Act 171) provided the above conditions are complied to. The owner has to notify MPK.Psif the building :
•    Has been demolished or will be demolished
•    Has been moved or will be moved to other places
•    Has been destroyed by fire, storm or other causes

Inability to pay assessment tax all at once   
If the owners are not able to pay tax / arrears all at once, please approach the Assessment Tax Division, Kangar Municipal Council, Perlis personally to discuss with the relevant officer. MPK.Ps. is ready to help to solve any assessment tax issues faced by owners of holdings in the area of MPK.Ps.

PLEASE CALL THE NUMBER BELOW FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
ASSESSMENT TAX DIVISION
TREASURY DEPARTMENT,           
KANGAR MUNICIPAL COUNCIL,
NO. 192 ,PERSIARAN JUBLI EMAS,
01000 KANGAR, PERLIS
TEL : 04-9762188
FAX: 04-9762688