Mizoram is located in the north-east of India and has a vast array of scenic spots that make it a great tourist destination as well as a trade centre. People who purchase their own vehicles in the state are subject to road tax.
Mizoram is a north-eastern Indian state strewn with scenic spots all over. Located in the northeast region of India, it is a beautiful place to live and conduct trade and other activities. Mizoram (Capital City: Aizawl) has a nice system of roadways that serve for transport routes as well as connecting various tourist spots. The cost of a new vehicle in Mizoram is determined after adding a lifetime road tax on the showroom price, with the road tax being used to improve the roads and infrastructure facility in the state. The current road tax in Mizoram falls under the purview of the state’s Motor Vehicles Taxation Act.
Calculating the Road Tax in Mizoram:
Age of a vehicle, make and manufacturer, fuel type, length and width of vehicle, engine capacity, purpose (personal or commercial use), place of manufacture and many other factors come into play when the payable road tax in Mizoram is calculated. It’s worthwhile to mention that seating capacity and number of wheels of a vehicle are also used to calculate road tax. The transport department levies a road tax equivalent to a certain percentage of the original vehicle cost, ensuring that taxation is standard across different vehicle categories.
Taxation on Vehicle Categories:
The Motor Vehicles Act of Mizoram specifically mentions certain guidelines that provide the taxation amounts of categories of vehicles. The taxation as per the recent amendment are mentioned below.
For Personalised Two Wheeler or Three Wheeler Vehicle:
The taxation applied for personalised vehicles is mentioned in this section. The following table illustrates the same. The mentioned taxes are lifetime taxes.
|Vehicle Age||Up to 100 cc (Tax in INR)||Above 100 cc (Tax in INR)||Above 200 cc (Tax in INR)||Above 300 cc (Tax in INR)|
|New up to 1 year||1,500||3,000||4,500||6,000|
|1 to 2 years old||1,400||2,800||4,200||5,600|
|2 to 3 years old||1,300||2,600||3,900||5,200|
|3 to 4 years old||1,200||2,400||3,600||4,800|
|4 to 5 years old||1,100||2,200||3,300||4,400|
|5 to 6 years old||1,000||2,000||3,000||4,000|
|6 to 7 years old||900||1,800||2,700||3,600|
|7 to 8 years old||800||1,600||2,400||3,200|
|8 to 9 years old||700||1,400||2,100||2,800|
|9 to 10 years old||600||1,200||1,800||2,400|
|10 to 11 years old||500||1,000||1,500||2,000|
|11 to 12 years old||400||800||1,200||1,600|
|12 to 13 years old||300||600||900||1,200|
|13 to 14 years old||200||400||600||800|
|More than 14 years||100||200||300||400|
For Personalised Four Wheelers:
This section deals with personal vehicles under the four wheeler category. The taxes mentioned are again lifetime taxes.
How to pay Road Tax in Mizoram?
Vehicle owners who wish to pay road tax can do so by visiting the Regional Transport Office in the particular city or the one which deals with the license and registration of their owned vehicle. Here they will have to fill up certain forms and pay the necessary amount as road tax, with the RTO providing an acknowledgement for the same.