Rajasthan with its most historical and cultural vibrations lures many tourists across the world. Therefore, the connectivity of the roadways is smooth. The state is connected to a total of 47 National Highways, with a total length of 9998 km, and 85 State Highways with a total length of 11716 km. The road tax is imposed under the Rajasthan Motor Vehicles Taxation Act 1951. So as per the rules, an individual who purchases a vehicle in the state is subjected to pay Vahan tax.
Owners should register and pay the tax before using the vehicles. The price of the vehicles includes the ex-showroom price along with the various other costs such as road tax, registration fees, green tax, etc.
The payment can be made at the time of vehicle registration as annual or a lump sum for a number of years. Usually, the tax has to be deposited directly to the state government.
Road tax in Rajasthan is calculated by considering many factors related such as the type of the vehicle, make and design of the vehicle, weight, seating capacity, etc.
The road tax in Rajasthan is imposed on the vehicles plying on the roads. Vahan tax is imposed on a two-wheeler, four-wheeler (personal use or commercial use or for transportation). The tax rates are different for every vehicle.
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The road tax for two-wheeler is based on the engine capacity of the vehicle.
The tax rates are as follows:
|Above 500CC||10% of the vehicle cost|
|Between 200CC to 500CC||8% of the vehicle cost|
|Between 125CC to 200CC||6% of the vehicle cost|
|Up to 125CC||4% of the vehicle cost|
The road tax is based on the cost of the chassis number and the total cost of the vehicle.
The following are the tax rates for three-wheeler:
|Vehicle Type||Tax Rate|
|Cost of the vehicle is up to Rs. 1.5 lakh||3% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Cost of the chassis is up to Rs. 1.5 lakh||3.75% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Cost of the vehicle is above Rs. 1.5 lakh||4% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Cost of the chassis above Rs. 1.5 lakh||5% of the cost of the vehicle|
The tax for the four-wheeler is calculated on the use of the vehicle, whether it is personal use or commercial use.
The following are the tax rates for four-wheeler vehicles:
|Type of Four-Wheeler||Tax Rates|
|Trailer or sidecar vehicles||0.3% of the vehicle tax|
|Cost of the vehicle above Rs. 6 lakh||8% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Cost of the vehicle between Rs. 3 lakh to 6 lakh||6% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Cost of the vehicle up to Rs.3 lakh||4% of the cost of the vehicle|
Vehicles other than two-wheelers, three-wheeler and four-wheeler, which are used for construction and other purposes are also liable to pay tax.
The tax rates for the construction vehicles as follows:
|Vehicle Type||Tax Rate|
|Construction equipment vehicles excluding the harvester which has purchased as an entire body||6% of the total cost of the vehicle|
|Construction equipment vehicles excluding the harvester which has purchased as a Chassis||7.5% of the total cost of the vehicle|
|Cranes purchased as an entire body and vehicles fitted with types of equipment like fork-lifts||8% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Cranes purchased as chassis and vehicles fitted with equipment like fork-lifts||10% of the cost of the vehicle|
|Camper van purchased as an entire body||7.5 % of the cost of the vehicle|
|Camper van bought as a chassis||10%of the cost of the vehicle|
The tax can be paid in the Regional Transport Office (RTO). Visit the RTO office where you have registered your vehicle, fill the form and submit it along with valid documents.
After the completion of payment, you will receive a receipt, keep it for the future references. You can pay Vahan tax by DD or in cash.
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