Located in the north of India, Punjab is one of the oldest and most popular states in the country. The state government charges road tax to citizens who purchase vehicles in the state under the Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1924.
The price of the vehicle in Punjab takes into account the ex-showroom price along with additional costs such as registration and payment of road tax. The road tax in Punjab (Capital City: Chandigarh) is laid down in accordance with the Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1924 which states that no vehicle will play without the required registration certificates and tax payment receipts. Under the functions of the transport authority the state of Punjab is divided into 4 regions with each region having one regional transport authority.
How road Tax is calculated in Punjab?
In the state of Punjab, the road tax is calculated as per provisions of the Motor vehicles act of 1988. The transport department that functions under provisions 213 of the act is in charge of collecting tax and issuing registration certificates along with issuing fitness certificates for vehicles and opening driving schools to impart training
How to pay Road Tax in Punjab?
Vehicle owners looking to pay road tax in Punjab can pay it online through the Punjab Transport Org website. After users have received their user ID and password, they need to make the payment through a State Bank of India account that has internet banking options enabled.
Vehicle Tax Particulars in Punjab
Rates of Road Tax to be paid under the provisions of the Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1924 are as follows
|Motor Cycles up to 50 C.C||Motor Cycles above 50 C.C||Four Wheelers for Personal Use|
|1.5% of the cost of the vehicle||3% of the cost of the vehicle||2% of the cost of the vehicle|
The payment can be made through lump sum deposits. Those vehicles that have not paid road tax will attract a penalty ranging from RS 1000 to RS 5000
For two wheelers that have been registered prior to the amendment of Punjab Motor Vehicles
Taxation act in 1993, the road tax to be paid is
|Period or Age of the Vehicle||Two Wheelers not exceeding 91 Kg Unladen Weight||Two Wheelers exceeding 91 Kg Unladen Weight|
|Under three years of age||RS 120 to be paid as lump sum||RS 400 to be paid as lump sum|
|Between 3 and 6 years||RS 90 to be paid as lump sum||RS 300 to be paid as lump sum|
|Between 6 and 9 years||RS 60 to be paid as lump sum||RS 200 to be paid as lump sum|
|More than 9 years||RS 30 to be paid as lump sum||RS 100 to be paid as lump sum|
For Four Wheelers that have been registered prior to the amendment of Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation act in 1986, the road tax to be paid is
|Period or Age of the Vehicle||4 Wheelers with up to 4 Seats||4 Wheelers with up to 5 Seats||4 Wheelers with up to 6 Seats||Mode of Payment|
|Under the age of three years||RS 1800 as a lump sum||RS 2100 as a lump sum||RS 2400 as a lump sum||Quarterly|
|Between 3 and 6 years||RS 1500 as a lump sum||RS 1650 as a lump sum||RS 1800 as a lump sum||Quarterly|
|Between 6 and 9 years||RS 1200 as a lump sum||RS 1200 as a lump sum||RS 1200 as a lump sum||Quarterly|
|More than 9 years||RS 900 as a lump sum||RS 750 as a lump sum||RS 7500 as a lump sum||Quarterly|