Madhya Pradesh Road Tax

Road Tax in Madhya Pradesh

Road Tax in Madhya Pradesh

The State governments of India require ample revenues for the enactment of various state-level initiates and measures. Road tax falls among the list of taxes which these governments are entitled to collect. The provisions pertaining to this form of taxation can be found in Section 39 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. In this article, we look at the road tax in Madhya Pradesh in detail.

Method of Calculating Liability

Road tax in the country is levied by the central government and the various state governments in accordance with the statutory rules, traffic regulations, and a host of other factors; which makes way for differences in the rate of tax between the states. It is calculated by considering the engine capacity, seating capacity and the cost price of the respective vehicle.

The Body of Administration

The Madhya Transport Department is entrusted with the responsibilities of administering this form of tax in the state. Its website provides a gamut of services, the list of which includes the payment of road tax.

Tax Rate for Two Wheeler Vehicles

Let us now go ahead and explore the road tax rates prevalent in the State of Madhya Pradesh, starting with that of two-wheeler vehicles:

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
For unladen weight of up to 70 kgsRs. 18 for every quarter
For unladen weight ranging above 70 kgsRs. 28 for every quarter

Tax Rate for Four Wheeler Vehicles

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
For unladen weight of up to 800 kgsRs. 64 for every quarter
For unladen weight of more than 800 kgs but up to 1600 kgsRs. 94 for every quarter
For unladen weight of more than 1600 kgs but up to 2400 kgsRs. 112 per quarter
Unladen weight of more than 2400 kgs but up to 3200 kgsRs. 132 per quarter
For unladen weight of more than 3200 kgsRs. 150 for every quarter
For each trailer with an unladen weight of up to 1000 kgsRs. 28 for every quarter
For each trailer with an unladen weight of more than 1000 kgsRs. 66 per quarter

Rates for City Services

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
For tempos which can capacitate 4-12 passengersRs. 60 per seat for every quarter
For ordinary buses which can capacitate 4-50+1 passengersRs. 60 per seat for every quarter
For express buses which can capacitate 4-50+1 passengersRs. 80 per seat for every quarter

Tax Rate for Auto-Rickshaws

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
Where the seating capacity ranges up to 3+1Rs. 40 per seat for every quarter
Where the seating capacity ranges between 4-6Rs. 60 per seat for every quarter

Tax Rates for Taxis

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
Where the seating capacity ranges from 3-6+1Rs. 150 per seat for every quarter
Where the seating capacity ranges from 7-12+1Rs. 450 per seat for every quarter

Tax Rates for Maxi Cab

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
Where the seating capacity ranges from 7-12+1Rs. 450 per seat for every quarter

Tax Rates for Omni Buses

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
Where the seating capacity for private use vehicles ranges between 7-12Rs. 100 per seat for every quarter
Where the seating capacity for private use vehicles ranges above 12Rs. 350 per seat for every quarter

Tax Rates for other Private Service Vehicles

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
For vehicles capacitated to carry 6+1 passengers and is under the ownership of a personRs. 450 per seat for every quarter
For vehicles capacitated to carry passengers above than the quantum specified above and is used on leaseRs. 600 per seat for every quarter

Tax Rates for Educational Buses

Criteria of CalculationRate of Tax
Education busRs. 30 per seat for every quarter

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