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Government of Tamil Nadu
  State Transport Authority

 Life Time Tax

Sl.No.

Class of vehicles

At the time of Registration of New Motor Vehicles Rate of tax

1.

Four Wheeler- Non Transport Vehicles (Motor Cars, Jeeps etc.)

10% Percent of the Total cost of the vehicle upto 10 lakhs(w.e.f.1/7/2008)

15% above 10 lakhs

2.

Motor Cycles- Non Transport Vehicles

8 Percent of the Total cost of the vehicle (w.e.f.1/7/2008)

3.

Battery operated Two Wheelers/Four Wheelers/Non Transport Vehicles

Reduction in rate of life time tax payable in respect of battery operated motor cycles and non-transport battery operated motor vehicles.- In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (1) of Section 20 of the Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1974 (Tamil Nadu Act 13 of 1974), The Governor of Tamil Nadu here by reduces the rate of life time tax payable in respect of battery operated motor cycles  and non-transport battery operated motor vehicles to fifty per cent of the normal rate of life time tax specified in Parts I and Parts –II of the Second and Third Schedules to the said Act with effect on and from the 12th September 2008. No. II(2) / HO/ 445/ 2008 dated: 01.10.2008