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Government of Tamil Nadu
 State Transport Authority

Tax Rates for Stage Carriages (per seat per quarter)

Stage carriage means a motor vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than six passengers excluding the driver for hire or reward at separate fares paid by or for individual passengers, either for the whole journey or for stages of the journey.


Plying exclusively within the Chennai Metropolitan area

Quarterly Rs.80/- plus Rs.25/- surcharge


Town Service

Quarterly Rs.325/-  plus 10% surcharge


Mofussil Service

Quarterly Rs.400/- plus 25% surcharge


Express Service

Quarterly Rs.400/- plus 25% surcharge


Mini Bus Based on Seating Capacity

Rs.160/- + 25% Surcharge per seat



Quarterly Rs.100/- plus 25% surcharge  in Ghat Section.