ring
Road Tax in Arunachal Pradesh

Road Tax in Arunachal Pradesh

Road Tax in Arunachal Pradesh

Road tax is levied on individuals and legal entities while purchasing a vehicle. This tax is a state level tax, and hence, it is the state government of each state in India that imposes and reviews road tax. This article is an overview of the rules, regulations and rates of road tax in Arunachal Pradesh.

Road Tax Liability

Liability of paying a road tax falls on individuals who purchase vehicles. This tax is based on the ex-showroom price of the purchased vehicle. Road tax of a specific vehicle is calculated depending on the following criteria:

  1. Seating capacity of the vehicle.
  2. Engine capacity of the specific vehicle.
  3. Age of the said vehicle.
  4. The weight of said vehicle.

Road Tax in Arunachal Pradesh

The road tax in Arunachal Pradesh is imposed and collected by the Transport Department as stated and instructed by the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.

Calculation of road tax in Arunachal Pradesh

Road tax in the state of Arunachal Pradesh is computed by taking into account a number of factors starting from the manufacture of the vehicle, age, fuel type, engine capacity, purpose of the vehicle, place of production and so on. These factors play a vital role when calculating road tax that is liable on an individual purchasing a particular vehicle. A lifetime tax is levied by considering all these details by the State Transport Department. This tax is usually a certain percentage of the cost of the vehicle and offers discounts for energy efficient vehicles. It should be noted that the rates mentioned in this article for road tax in Arunachal Pradesh are exclusively for private vehicles only. Commercial vehicles are imposed at different rates as the road tax greatly depends on the weight, seating capacity and the purpose of the vehicle in question.

Tax levied on two-wheelers in Arunachal Pradesh

When it comes to calculating taxes for two-wheelers in Arunachal Pradesh, the weight of a vehicle is considered majorly. This is a one-time tax that would be applicable for a period of 15 years. Vehicles over the age of 15 years will be reviewed, and an appropriate charge will be levied for another period considering depreciation. The road tax slabs stated below gives an idea of how it works in Arunachal Pradesh.

The weight of the Vehicle

Life Time Tax

Under 100 KG

INR 2,090/-

Between 100 KG and 135 KG

INR 3,090/-

More than 135 KG

INR 3,590/-

Tax levied on four-wheelers in Arunachal Pradesh

The original cost of the vehicle is taken into consideration when the road tax is calculated in Arunachal Pradesh. Similar to two-wheeler vehicles, this is a one-time tax that would be applicable for a period of 15 years. Vehicles over the age of 15 years will be reviewed, and an appropriate fee will be levied for another period considering depreciation. A depreciation of 7% for each year since the initial purchase and the original cost of the vehicle are used to calculate the new road tax. The tax slabs below are given to provide a rough idea of the road taxes levied in this state.

The original cost of the vehicle

Road Tax Amount

Below INR 3 Lakhs

2.5% of the total vehicle cost

Above INR 3 Lakhs and below INR 5 Lakhs

2.7% of the total vehicle cost

Above INR 5 Lakhs and below INR 10 Lakhs

3% of the total vehicle cost

Above INR 10 Lakhs and below INR 15 Lakhs

3.5% of the total vehicle cost

Above INR 15 Lakhs and below INR 18 Lakhs

4% of the total vehicle cost

Above INR 18 Lakhs and below INR 20 Lakhs

4.5% of the total vehicle cost

Above INR 20 Lakhs

6.5% of the total vehicle cost

Payment Procedure

Individuals who require to pay road taxes on their vehicles in Arunachal Pradesh may choose to do so at select branches of State Bank of India. The taxpayer must obtain a challan from the treasury of the bank. This challan should contain the countersignature of the respective EAC. After the challan is completed with precise details, The taxpayer may submit the challan at the bank along with the amount payable for the road tax.

To learn more on Tamil Nadu Road Tax, click here.

Other Related Guides

Manipur Road Tax Manipur Road Tax Manipur Road tax also known as vehicle tax or toll tax is imposed on the vehicle-owning residents of India’s states. The task of adm...
Maharashtra Vehicle Tax Maharashtra Vehicle Tax Maharashtra vehicle tax or Maharashtra road tax is a type of tax levied on all vehicle before it is used in public. Vehicle t...
Integration of FASTag with GST Integration of FASTag with GST The National Highways Authority of India announced the implementation of FASTags for toll payments, even on State road...

Post by Chris John

IndiaFilings is India's largest online compliance services platform dedicated to helping people start and grow their business, at an affordable cost. We were started in 2014 with the mission of making it easier for Entrepreneurs to start their business. We have since helped start and operate tens of thousands of businesses by offering a range of business services. Our aim is to help the entrepreneur on the legal and regulatory requirements, and be a partner throughout the business lifecycle, offering support at every stage to ensure the business remains compliant and continually growing.

User

Hi there,

Online We are available online!