Road tax is one of the primary costs you are required to bear in order to drive a car on Indian roads. While every vehicle is required to pay a road tax, the type and amount you are required to pay differs from region to region and even as per the type of vehicle and the purpose the vehicle is intended to be used for.
What is Road Tax?
Both the central and state government impose the road tax on vehicles which intend to use public roads. The tax is actually levied throughout the world; however, it bears different names in different parts of the world. In India, the tax can also be levied by local authorities. You are required to pay the tax to the RTO office nearest to you.
In Uttar Pradesh, it is extremely easy and convenient to pay road tax as there are several RTO offices within close proximity. Additionally, you can pay the UP vahan tax easily online as well.
Factors Considered for UP Road Tax
In Uttar Pradesh, road tax is usually levied at the time of purchasing the vehicle. This UP road tax is an addition to the ex-showroom price that you are required to pay for purchasing a vehicle. The amount levied can differ from individual to individual and is generally calculated based on two important factors. These are:
1. Whether the vehicle is a two-wheeler, or a four-wheeler
- The purpose of the vehicle, whether it will be used for personal or commercial use.
How is Road Tax Calculated in Uttar Pradesh?
Road tax is levied across Uttar Pradesh in a yearly manner for a range of vehicles, each of which is required to pay a different amount. Read on to learn how different tax rates are calculated for different types of vehicles in Uttar Pradesh.
- UP vahan tax is Rs. 150 for a passenger vehicle weighing under 90.72 kg
- UP vahan tax on two-wheelers priced above Rs. 0.20 lakh amounts to 2% of the vehicle’s value
- UP vahan tax on two-wheelers whose price ranges between Rs. 0.20 lakh to Rs. 0.60 lakh amounts to 4% of the vehicle’s value
- UP vahan tax on two-wheelers whose price ranges between Rs. 0.60 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh amounts to 6% of the vehicle’s value
- UP vahan tax on two-wheelers whose price is above Rs. 2 lakh amounts to 8% of the vehicle’s value
- UP road tax on cars priced above Rs. 6 lakhs amounts to 3% of the car’s value
- UP vahan tax on cars priced between Rs. 6 lakhs to Rs. 10 lakhs amounts to 6% of the car’s value
- UP road tax on cars priced between Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 20 lakhs amounts to 8% of the car’s value
- UP vahan tax on cars priced above Rs. 20 lakhs amounts to 9% of the car’s value.
The road tax applicable on goods vehicles similarly differ based on their loading capacity.
Even as you head to the RTO office to pay your road tax, make sure to check if your insurance is still valid. If not, renew it through Finserv MARKETS to ensure maximum benefits. Available at just Rs. 2,072 for a year on your car, you can avail a range of features and benefits to ensure maximum protection.