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Road Tax in Maharashtra

In Maharashtra, the cost of a new vehicle is calculated after adding life time Road Tax to the showroom price. The current road tax comes under the jurisdiction of Motor Vehicle Taxation Act, 1988 (Amendment of 2001).

Taxation on categories of vehicles:

There are certain schedules which are mentioned by the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 (2001) specifying the taxation as per the category of vehicles.

Schedule A (III):

This schedule considers the taxation for goods vehicle:

Tax on Bikes:

Vehicle Type and Weight (Kgs) Tax per year (INR)
< 750 880
= or > 750 but < 1500 1220
= or > 1500 but < 3000 1730
= or > 3000 but < 4500 2070
= or > 4500 but < 6000 2910
= or > 6000 but < 7500 3450
= or > 7500 but < 9000 4180
= or > 16500 Includes Rs 8510 + Rs 375 for every 500 kilos maximum up to 16,500.

Schedule A (IV) (1):

Contract carriage vehicles like auto-rickshaws, which operate on day to day basis, are included in the schedule.

Vehicle Type Tax/seat/year (INR)
Vehicle licensed to carry 2 passengers 160
Vehicle licensed to carry 3 passengers 300
Vehicle licensed to carry 4 passengers 400
Vehicle licensed to carry 5 passengers 500
Vehicles licensed to carry 6 passengers 600
Vehicle Type Tax/seat/year (INR)
AC Taxi 130
Tourist Taxis
Non AC of Indian Make 250
AC of Indian Make 300
Foreign Make 400

Schedule A (IV) (2):

Motor vehicles that deal with daily passengers are charged at Rs.71 per year as road tax.

Schedule A (IV) (3) (A):

Vehicle Type Tax/seat/year (INR)
Non AC Vehicles 4000
AC vehicles 5000

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