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Andhra Pradesh Road Tax

Road Tax in Andhra Pradesh

Road tax is a kind of tax levied on all the vehicles before they ply on any public road. In India, road tax is a state level tax, which means that it is imposed by the respective state government.

The Transport Department of the state government of Andhra Pradesh has primarily been established to bring into effect the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1963, Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, and the rules framed in it. In addition to this, the department also ensures collection of taxes and registration of motor vehicles, among other things. The department functions under the provisions listed under Section 213 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. Road taxes applicable on vehicles in the state can be found under the Andhra Pradesh Motor Vehicle Tax Act.

How to Calculate Road Tax in Andhra Pradesh?

A number of different elements are factored in while determining the road tax that is levied on a vehicle, with the primary factors being the vehicle’s make and manufacture, engine capacity, age of vehicle, the purpose for which it is used, etc. These form the core points for assessing the road tax.
Lifetime Tax on Two Wheelers, Three Wheelers and Four Wheelers

The Third Schedule

Period/Class of VehicleTaxes on Motorcycles including Tricycles, Motor, Scooters and Cycles with or without attachment: Vehicles not exceeding 60CC and Vehicles exceeding 60CC Invalid Carriage
At the time of registration of new vehicles9% of the costRs. 901
If the vehicle is already registered and its age from the month of registration is:--
i) Not more than 2 years8% cost of the vehicleRs. 829
ii) More than 2 years but not more than 3 years7% cost of the vehicleRs. 758
iii) More than 3 years but not more than 4 years6% cost of the vehicleRs. 686
iv) More than 4 years but not more than 5 years5% cost of the vehicleRs. 615
v) More than 5 years but not more than 6 years4% cost of the vehicleRs. 543
vi) More than 6 years but not more than 7 years3.5% cost of the vehicleRs. 472
vii) More than 7 years but not more than 8 years3% cost of the vehicleRs. 400
viii) More than 8 years but not more than 9 years2.5% cost of the vehicleRs. 329
ix) More than 9 years but not more than 10 years2% cost of the vehicleRs. 257
x) More than 10 years but not more than 11 years1.5% cost of the vehicleRs. 186
xi) More than 11 years1% cost of the vehicleRs. 114

The Fourth Schedule

PeriodRate of Tax on Road Rollers and Construction Equipment Vehicles
At the time of registration of new vehicles7.5% of the cost of the vehicle
If the vehicle is already registered and its age from the month of registration is:-
ii) More than 3 years and less than 6 years6.5% of the cost of the vehicle
iii) More than 6 years 4% of the cost of the vehicle

The Sixth Schedule

Period/Class of VehicleThree or Four Wheeler Motor Vehicles including Motor Cars, jeeps coming under non-transport category not exceeding 2286 kgs in unladden weight omni buses up to a seating capacity of ten persons in all and new Motor Cabs and the Motor Cabs of other states that are entering into the rolls of this state by way of change of address or transfer of ownership the cost of which does not exceed rupees ten lakhsThree or Four Wheeler Motor Vehicles including Motor Cars, Jeeps coming under non-transport category, not exceeding 2286 kgs in unladden weight, omni buses up to a seating capacity of ten persons in all and new Motor Cabs and the Motor Cabs of other states that are entering into the rolls of this state by way of change of address or transfer of ownership the cost of which exceeds ten lakhs
At the time of registration of new vehicles12% of the cost of the vehicle 14% of the cost of the vehicle
If the vehicle is already registered and its age from the month of registration is:--
i) Not more than 2 years11% of the cost of the vehicle13% of the cost of the vehicle
ii) More than 2 years but not more than 3 years10.5% of the cost of the vehicle12.5% of the cost of the vehicle
iii) More than 3 years but not more than 4 years10% of the cost of the vehicle12% of the cost of the vehicle
iv) More than 4 years but not more than 5 years9.5% of the cost of the vehicle11.5% of the cost of the vehicle
v) More than 5 years but not more than 6 years9% of the cost of the vehicle11% of the cost of the vehicle
vi) More than 6 years but not more than 7 years8.5% of the cost of the vehicle10.5% of the cost of the vehicle
vii) More than 7 years but not more than 8 years8% of the cost of the vehicle10% of the cost of the vehicle
viii) More than 8 years but not more than 9 years7.5% of the cost of the vehicle9.5% of the cost of the vehicle
ix) More than 9 years but not more than 10 years7% of the cost of the vehicle9% of the cost of the vehicle
x) More than 10 years but not more than 11 years6.5% of the cost of the vehicle8.5% of the cost of the vehicle
xi) More than 11 years but not more than 12 years6% of the cost of the vehicle8% of the cost of the vehicle
xii) More than 12 years5.5% of the cost of the vehicle7.5% of the cost of the vehicle

The Seventh Schedule

Period/Class of VehicleNon-Transport Vehicles meant for carrying persons, owned by Companies/Institution/Organizations/Societies up to a seating capacity of ten in all and second or more personalized vehicles up to a seating capacity of ten in all owned by an individual
At the time of registration of new vehicles14% of the cost of the vehicle
i) Not more than 2 years13% of the cost of the vehicle
ii) More than 2 years but not more than 3 years12.5% of the cost of the vehicle
iii) More than 3 years but not more than 4 years12% of the cost of the vehicle
iv) More than 4 years but not more than 5 years11.5% of the cost of the vehicle
v) More than 5 years but not more than 6 years11% of the cost of the vehicle
vi) More than 6 years but not more than 7 years10.5% of the cost of the vehicle
vii) More than 7 years but not more than 8 years10% of the cost of the vehicle
viii) More than 8 years but not more than 9 years9.5% of the cost of the vehicle
ix) More than 9 years but not more than 10 years9% of the cost of the vehicle
x) More than 10 years but not more than 11 years8.5% of the cost of the vehicle
xi) More than 11 years but not more than 12 years8% of the cost of the vehicle
xii) More than 12 years7.5% of the cost of the vehicle

Source: aptransport.org/html/taxes-life-time-tax.html

How to pay Road Tax in Andhra Pradesh?

Road tax can be paid through the website of the Government of Andhra Pradesh’s Transport Department or by visiting a regional transport office (RTO). To make the payment, users will need to mention their Vehicle Registration Number and the Chassis number, among other things. A TR number will be generated once the payment of life tax has been made.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can changes be made to the registration details after life tax is paid?

No. Changes to the registration details of the vehicles are not possible once life tax is paid. An entity can only make changes before paying life tax.

Is it possible to know whether life tax payment made online is updated in the RTO servers?

Yes, a confirmation is sent for every payment made. All confirmed transactions are routed to the respective RTO office.

Will one be allowed to change the colour of the vehicle after having paid life tax?

No changes are allowed following the payment of the life tax. The payment freezes the client's transaction record.

What are the requirements to avail the online life tax payment facility?

To avail the facility of online life tax payment, an entity has to ensure he or she has the following:

  • Dealer online registration
  • Internet connection
  • Net-banking account with a Bank (HDFC/OBC/ICICI/AXIS/IDBI)
  • Laser Printer (A4 mode)

Is VAT payable on the life tax collected?

Life tax, if collected on the orders of the Transport Commissioner, is not taxable. But, money collected over and above the amounts authorized attracts VAT.

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