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Andhra Pradesh Road Tax

Andhra Pradesh Road Tax

Andhra Pradesh Road Tax

Road networks enable the country to get connected by helping people to travel and transport goods. The utilization of any facility comes with a price, which in this case is levied on people in the form of road tax. The provisions pertaining to Andhra Pradesh road tax are regulated in the Motor Vehicle Act, which was first introduced in the State of Andhra Pradesh in 1988. In this article, we look at Andhra Pradesh road tax in detail.

Calculation of Road Tax

Road tax is calculated based on multiple factors; the likes of which include seating capacity, engine capacity, the types of fuels in which the vehicle runs, the purpose of the vehicle(commercial or personal use), and the age of the vehicle. In Andhra Pradesh, these aspects form the crux for calculating road tax. The place of the manufacturer and cess (if applicable) also go into the calculation of the road tax.

Tax Rate for Two Wheelers

The rate of tax imposed two wheeler vehicles are mentioned in the table below. These rates are applicable for all two-wheeler vehicles; which includes scooters, tricycles and motorcycles of all engine capacities.

Vehicle CategoryLife Time Tax Charged
New vehicles9% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles under 2 years8% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged >2 but < 3 years7% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 3 years but < 4 years6% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 4 years but < 5 years5% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 5 years but < 6 years4% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 6 years but < 7 years3.5% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 7 years but < 8 years3 % of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 8 years but < 9 years2.5 % of the vehicle cos
Vehicles aged > 9 years but < 10 years2 % of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 10 years but < 11 years1.5 % of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged over 11 years1 % of the vehicle cost

Tax Rate for Four Wheelers

In Andhra Pradesh, the road tax for four-wheeler vehicles depends on the various categories of cars. As can be seen in the table, the cars which are sold for a price of more than Rs. ten lakhs are calculated distinctly for the purpose of lifetime tax.

Vehicle CategoryLifetime tax charged (vehicle costing under Rs 10 lakh)Lifetime tax charged (vehicle costing over Rs 10 lakh)
New vehicles12% of the vehicle cost14% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles under 2 years11% of the vehicle cost13% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged >2 but < 3 years10.5% of the vehicle cost12.5% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 3 years but < 4 years10% of the vehicle cost12% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 4 years but < 5 years9.5% of the vehicle cost11.5% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 5 years but < 6 years9% of the vehicle cost11% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 6 years but < 7 years8.5% of the vehicle cost10.5% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 7 years but < 8 years8% of the vehicle cost10% of the vehicle cost
Vehicles aged > 8 years but < 9 years7.5% of the vehicle cost9.5% of the vehicle cost

Vehicles aged >

9 years but < 10 years

6.5% of the vehicle cos8.5% of the vehicle cost

Vehicles aged >

11 years but < 12 years

6% of the vehicle cost8% of the vehicle cos

Vehicles aged

over 12 years

 5.5% of the vehicle cost7.5% of the vehicle cos

Paying Andhra Pradesh Road Tax

Road tax in Andhra Pradesh should be paid at the time of vehicle registration to the regional transport office. One can also pay the tax online by logging on to  the website of Andhra Pradesh Transport Department 

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