Hike in ‘Green Tax’ for vehicle renewal burdens common man

Hyderabad: As the Union Ministry of Highway Transportation and Highways has hiked the ‘Green Tax’ on cars older than 15 several years, vehicle house owners will now have to pay back 10 times additional the charge of past tax for the renewal of their motor vehicle license.

For transport motor vehicles the tax has being hiked from Rs 285 to Rs 4,000 and for cars the tax has remaining enhanced from Rs 500 to Rs 5,000. Before the Condition RTA applied to obtain all around Rs 300 and Rs 500 as Eco-friendly Tax for bikes and cars respectively. In accordance to the Street Transportation, it is believed that above one crore automobiles including 74 lakh bikes would have to follow the new norms for receiving their auto renewal.

This coverage has enhanced the stress of a prevalent man and this may possibly also discourage men and women from not renewing their car license.

RTA activist Mahmood Hussain Makke said that in Bandlaguda RTA several motor vehicle house owners are coming for the renewal of motor vehicles but with the new charge of the Green Tax homeowners are imagining 2 times to renew their car.

An additional RTA activist demanded complete withdrawal of Eco-friendly Tax.

Telangana Car and Motor Welfare Union Normal Secretary M Dayananad mentioned no round was been issued by the Centre and State in advance of employing this plan. Individuals have been unaware of the new established of norms. This gets to be a load to a frequent gentleman as they have to shell out substantial amounts for the renewal of their automobile. Given that the Centre has appear up with the new charge on Environmentally friendly Tax, the State should really prevent amassing Green Tax,” he demanded.

Danayand also pointed out that this plan will discourage people today from not renewing their automobile license and also decide for new cars by paying more funds as there is also a everyday living tax exemption on autos.

The Transportation division has also declared improvement of life tax on motor automobiles. Previously, the existence tax was 9 % of the cost of the bikes, such as tricycles and motor scooters, now it is 12 p.c.

Accordingly, a everyday living tax of 15 % will be levied on vehicles costing much less than Rs 5 lakh, 16percent for automobiles costing concerning Rs 5 lakh and Rs 10 lakh.