Haryana Road Tax
Haryana Road Tax
Road tax is a tax levied on an individual or business for the use of a vehicle on roads located within the city, state or municipality. Road tax has been mandated by the government and has to be paid by an individual purchasing a motor vehicle which is being used in the State of Haryana. All vehicle owners within the state are expected to register their vehicles with the RTO by paying a road tax to the government. In this article, we look at the various aspects of Haryana road tax laws in detail.
Haryana Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1936
As per the provision of the Haryana Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1936, no person can drive any motor vehicle except those exempted either wholly or partially by the State Government. The vehicles can be used in the Haryana State unless the owner has paid in respect of it a tax at the applicable rate stipulated in the First Schedule to the Act as mentioned. This Act also provides for levy of penalty for contravention of the provisions laid therein.
Time Limit for Payment of Tax
Under the provision of the above Act, the tax would be payable in advance on or before the 15th of April month each year by the owner of a motor vehicle. The owner also has the option of paying the tax in 4 instalments payable on or before the month of 15th April, July, October and January.
Haryana Road Tax Calculation
In the State of Haryana, the road tax is computed as per the regulations and provisions made by the state government under the section of the Haryana Motor Vehicles Taxation Act. The calculation will be based on the age of a vehicle, the purpose of the vehicle, engine capacity, weight, make and manufacture, place of assembly, length and width, etc. The department of transport levies a one-time road tax which is equivalent to a certain percentage of the original vehicle cost. All vehicle owners must pay this tax before registering a vehicle and using his/ her vehicle on the roads.
Vehicles for Personal Purpose
2 Wheeler Road Tax
The tax slabs for 2 Wheeler in the state of Haryana are given below for a quick review.
For new vehicles
|1.||Moped which is less than 90.73 Kg weight||Rs. 150 (fixed)|
|2.||A vehicle valued up to Rs. 20,000||2 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|3.||A vehicle valued above Rs. 20,000 and up to Rs. 60,000||4 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|4.||A vehicle valued above Rs. 60,000 and up to Rs. 2 lakhs||6 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|5.||A vehicle valued above Rs. 2 lakhs||8 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|6.||Aside from car was drawn by the vehicles mentioned above, an invalid carriage.||Nil|
For vehicles registered outside Haryana
|1.||Up to 1-year-old||80 per cent of the purchase value of a vehicle|
|2.||Above 1 year and up to 3 years old||70 per cent of the purchase value of a vehicle|
|3.||Above 3 years old||50 per cent of the purchase value of a vehicle|
4 Wheeler Road Tax
The tax slabs for 4 Wheeler in the state of Haryana are given below for a quick review.
|1.||Cars that are up to Rs. 6 lakhs||3 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|2.||Cars that are above Rs. 6 lakhs and up to Rs. 10 lakhs||6 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|3.||Cars that are above Rs. 10 lakhs and up to Rs. 20 lakhs||8 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
|4.||Cars that are above Rs. 20 lakhs||9 per cent of the value of a vehicle|
Paying Road Tax in Haryana
Road tax in Haryana can be paid by the vehicle owner to any regional transport office in Haryana. You will have to fill up certain road tax forms, providing specific details of your vehicle details. Then you must post pay the respective tax in the cash section of the office. On payment of tax, you will receive a challan which must be kept as a proof of payment for the future reference.
Alternatively, vehicle owners can also make the road tax payment online via the portal available in the Transport Department, Haryana web portal. The process of e-payment of road taxes is with minimal formalities while paying the tax dues.