Mizoram Road Tax 

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Mizoram Road Tax

Road tax is levied on an individual or business for the use of a vehicle on roads located within the city, state or municipality. In India, road tax is imposed by both the State Government and Central Governments. These taxes are also levied by the local authorities such as the Municipality. Mizoram 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 Mizoram. 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 Mizoram road tax laws in detail.

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Mizoram Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1996

The Indian Government has a specific Ministry concerned with the Motor Vehicle Laws in India. As per the provision of the Mizoram Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1996, every person who owns or operates a vehicle and automobiles will have to pay the Road tax in Mizoram state during the vehicle registration and thereafter according to the formulated rules.

As per the law, 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 Mizoram 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.

Mizoram Road Tax Calculation

In the State of Mizoram, the road tax is computed as per the regulations and provisions made by the state government under the certain sections of the Mizoram Motor Vehicles Taxation Act. It generally gets computed on 2 of the following important factors.

  • The type of vehicle, according to 2 wheelers or 4 wheelers
  • The purpose/ need for using the vehicle, whether being used for transporting goods or for personal use.

The calculations can also be based on the age of a vehicle, engine capacity, the purpose of the vehicle, weight, make and manufacture, place of assembly, length and width, etc. The department of transport, Mizoram, levies a one-time road tax which is equivalent to a certain percentage of the original vehicle cost. All vehicle owners should pay this tax before registering and using his or her vehicle on the roads.

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.

Tax on Vehicle Categories

Road Tax for Two Wheelers

In Mizoram, the Road tax slabs for Two Wheelers that is charged yearly are given below for a quick review:

S. No. Vehicle Age Up to 100 cc Up to 100 cc Above 200 cc Above 300 cc
1. New up to 1 year Rs. 1,500 Rs. 3,000 Rs. 4,500 Rs. 6,000
2. 1 to 2 years old Rs. 1,400 Rs. 2,800 Rs. 4,200 Rs. 5,600
3. 2 to 3 years old Rs. 1,300 Rs. 2,600 Rs. 3,900 Rs. 5,200
4. 3 to 4 years old Rs. 1,200 Rs. 2,400 Rs. 3,600 Rs. 4,800
5. 4 to 5 years old Rs. 1,100 Rs. 2,200 Rs. 3,300 Rs. 4,400
6. 5 to 6 years old Rs. 1,000 Rs. 2,000 Rs. 3,000 Rs. 4,000
7. 6 to 7 years old Rs. 900 Rs. 1,800 Rs. 2,700 Rs. 3,600
8. 7 to 8 years old Rs. 800 Rs. 1,600 Rs. 2,400 Rs. 3,200
9. 8 to 9 years old Rs. 700 Rs. 1,400 Rs. 2,100 Rs. 2,800
10. 9 to 10 years old Rs. 600 Rs. 1,200 Rs. 1,800 Rs. 2,400
11. 10 to 11 years old Rs. 500 Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,500 Rs. 2,000
12. 11 to 12 years old Rs. 400 Rs. 800 Rs. 1,200 Rs. 1,600
13. 12 to 13 years old Rs. 300 Rs. 600 Rs. 900 Rs. 1,200
14. 13 to 14 years old Rs. 200 Rs. 400 Rs. 600 Rs. 800
15. More than 14 years Rs. 100 Rs. 200 Rs. 300 Rs. 400

Road Tax for 4 Wheeler

S. No. Vehicle Age Up to 100 cc Up to 100 cc Above 200 cc Above 300 cc
1. New up to 1 year Rs. 11250 Rs. 12750 Rs. 15000 Rs. 17250
2. 1 to 2 years old Rs. 10500 Rs. 11900 Rs. 14000 Rs. 16100
3. 2 to 3 years old Rs. 9750 Rs. 11050 Rs. 13000 Rs. 14950
4. 3 to 4 years old Rs. 9000 Rs. 10200 Rs. 12000 Rs. 13800
5. 4 to 5 years old Rs. 8250 Rs. 9350 Rs. 11000 Rs. 12650
6. 5 to 6 years old Rs. 7500 Rs. 8500 Rs. 10000 Rs. 11500
7. 6 to 7 years old Rs. 6750 Rs. 7650 Rs. 9000 Rs. 10350
8. 7 to 8 years old Rs. 6000 Rs. 6800 Rs. 8000 Rs. 9200
9. 8 to 9 years old Rs. 5250 Rs. 5950 Rs. 7000 Rs. 8050
10. 9 to 10 years old Rs. 4500 Rs. 5100 Rs. 6000 Rs. 6900
11. 10 to 11 years old Rs. 3750 Rs. 4250 Rs. 5000 Rs. 5700
12. 11 to 12 years old Rs. 3000 Rs. 3400 Rs. 4000 Rs. 4600
13. 12 to 13 years old Rs. 2250 Rs. 2550 Rs. 3000 Rs. 3450
14. 13 to 14 years old Rs. 1500 Rs. 1700 Rs. 2000 Rs. 2300
15. More than 14 years Rs. 750 Rs. 850 Rs. 1000 Rs. 1500

Paying Road Tax in Mizoram

Road tax in Mizoram can be paid by the vehicle owner to any regional transport office in Mizoram. 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.

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