Mizoram Road Tax 

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 AgeUp to 100 ccUp to 100 ccAbove 200 ccAbove 300 cc
1.New up to 1 yearRs. 1,500Rs. 3,000Rs. 4,500Rs. 6,000
2.1 to 2 years oldRs. 1,400Rs. 2,800Rs. 4,200Rs. 5,600
3.2 to 3 years oldRs. 1,300Rs. 2,600Rs. 3,900Rs. 5,200
4.3 to 4 years oldRs. 1,200Rs. 2,400Rs. 3,600Rs. 4,800
5.4 to 5 years oldRs. 1,100Rs. 2,200Rs. 3,300Rs. 4,400
6.5 to 6 years oldRs. 1,000Rs. 2,000Rs. 3,000Rs. 4,000
7.6 to 7 years oldRs. 900Rs. 1,800Rs. 2,700Rs. 3,600
8.7 to 8 years oldRs. 800Rs. 1,600Rs. 2,400Rs. 3,200
9.8 to 9 years oldRs. 700Rs. 1,400Rs. 2,100Rs. 2,800
10.9 to 10 years oldRs. 600Rs. 1,200Rs. 1,800Rs. 2,400
11.10 to 11 years oldRs. 500Rs. 1,000Rs. 1,500Rs. 2,000
12.11 to 12 years oldRs. 400Rs. 800Rs. 1,200Rs. 1,600
13.12 to 13 years oldRs. 300Rs. 600Rs. 900Rs. 1,200
14.13 to 14 years oldRs. 200Rs. 400Rs. 600Rs. 800
15.More than 14 yearsRs. 100Rs. 200Rs. 300Rs. 400

Road Tax for 4 Wheeler

S. No.Vehicle AgeUp to 100 ccUp to 100 ccAbove 200 ccAbove 300 cc
1.New up to 1 yearRs. 11250Rs. 12750Rs. 15000Rs. 17250
2.1 to 2 years oldRs. 10500Rs. 11900Rs. 14000Rs. 16100
3.2 to 3 years oldRs. 9750Rs. 11050Rs. 13000Rs. 14950
4.3 to 4 years oldRs. 9000Rs. 10200Rs. 12000Rs. 13800
5.4 to 5 years oldRs. 8250Rs. 9350Rs. 11000Rs. 12650
6.5 to 6 years oldRs. 7500Rs. 8500Rs. 10000Rs. 11500
7.6 to 7 years oldRs. 6750Rs. 7650Rs. 9000Rs. 10350
8.7 to 8 years oldRs. 6000Rs. 6800Rs. 8000Rs. 9200
9.8 to 9 years oldRs. 5250Rs. 5950Rs. 7000Rs. 8050
10.9 to 10 years oldRs. 4500Rs. 5100Rs. 6000Rs. 6900
11.10 to 11 years oldRs. 3750Rs. 4250Rs. 5000Rs. 5700
12.11 to 12 years oldRs. 3000Rs. 3400Rs. 4000Rs. 4600
13.12 to 13 years oldRs. 2250Rs. 2550Rs. 3000Rs. 3450
14.13 to 14 years oldRs. 1500Rs. 1700Rs. 2000Rs. 2300
15.More than 14 yearsRs. 750Rs. 850Rs. 1000Rs. 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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