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Service charges must be levied equally

By Gajanan Khergamker

As per Model Bye-law No 65, Service Charges includes:
(1) Salaries of the office staff, liftmen, watchmen, mails and any other employees of the Society.
(2) Where the Society has an independent Office, the property taxes, electricity charges, water charges for the same,
(3) Printing, Stationary and Postage,
(4) Travelling Allowance and Conveyance charges to the staff and member of the Committee of the Society,
(5) Sitting fees paid to the members of the Committee of the Society,
(6) Subscription to the Education Fund of the Maharashtra Rajya Sahakari Sangh Ltd.,
(7) Annual Subscriptions of the Housing Federation and any other Cooperative Institutions to which the Society is affiliated,
(8) Entrance Fees for affiliation to the Housing Federation and any other Cooperative Institutions,
(9) Audit fees for internal, statutory and re-audit if any,
(10) Expenses incurred at meetings of the General Body, the Committee and the Sub-committee, if any,
(11) Retainer fees, legal charges, statutory enquiry fees,
(12) Any other charges approved by the General Body at its meeting.

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