The roads of Assam gives a breathtaking view of the beautiful mountains and forests. The beauty of nature in Assam attracts travellers from all around the world. Apart from the Indian roads, Assam also connects with Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Assam state comprises of approximately 40342 km of the road network, which includes 2841 km of the national highway. Assam road tax is similar to other states in terms of calculating road tax. Every state road tax differs from each other.
Road Tax in Assam is determined by the Assam Motor Vehicle Taxation Schedule. The factors that determine the tax to be paid include weight, model, engine capacity and the fuel used. Road tax is a one-time payment that is paid to the state government.
The transport department imposes a one-time road tax, which is equal to a certain percentage of the original cost of the vehicle. All vehicle owners should pay tax before registering the vehicle. In case you have electric cars and bikes the government may reduce the tax.
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The road tax for two-wheelers are decided on various factors such as weight, etc.
The following are the two-wheeler road tax:
|Weight category||One-time tax|
|Under 65 kg||Rs 1,500|
|Over 65 kg, but less than 90 kg||Rs 2,500|
|Over 90 kg, but less than 135 kg||Rs 3,500|
|Greater than 135 kg||Rs 4,000|
|Sidecars attachment||Rs 1,000|
Note: Vehicle register in a different state and the owner wants to re-register in Assam should pay road tax, which is calculated by taking Depreciation into account. A depreciation of 7% per year is allowed to keep the cost of the vehicle of the same weight. This one-time tax is valid for 15 years with an amount of Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000 should be paid once every 5 years.
The road tax for 4 wheeler in Assam is computed by taking original cost of the vehicle.
Tax for four-wheelers in Assam as follows:
|Original vehicle cost||Road tax|
|Under Rs 3 lakh||3% of the vehicle cost|
|Between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 15 lakh||4% of the vehicle cost|
|More than Rs 15 lakh and under Rs 20 lakh||5% of the vehicle cost|
|More than Rs 20 lakh||7% of the vehicle cost|
Note: Vehicle register in a different state and the owner wants to re-register in Assam should pay road tax, which is calculated by taking depreciation into account. A depreciation of 7% per year is allowed to keep the cost of the vehicle of the same weight. This one-time tax is valid for 15 years with an amount of Rs. 5000 to Rs. 12000 should be paid once every 5 years.
A vehicle owner has to pay road tax at the Regional Transport Office in Assam. Fill a form in which RTO provides. Upon the payment, you will receive a Challan as the payment proof.
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