Vehicle owners see red as Telangana government hikes Green tax- The New Indian Express

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HYDERABAD: The car homeowners, who are already burdened by the at any time-escalating fuel selling prices, have been presented an additional jolt by the Telangana govt in the kind of enhanced ‘Green tax’. The Point out federal government on Wednesday issued a G.O., exponentially escalating the ‘Green tax’ on specific types of motor cars.

As for each the G.O., if the age of a bike from the day of registration is more than 15 a long time and underneath 20 yrs, the Eco-friendly tax is set at Rs 2,000 for five decades and if the age is more than 20 several years, the tax will be Rs 5,000 for five yrs.

The ‘Green tax’ on a lot more than 15-yr-previous motorcycles has been hike by eight occasions as tax on them applied to Rs 250. 

For autos other than bikes, like vehicles which are more mature than 15 a long time but beneath 20 a long time, the ‘Green tax’ has been improved to Rs 5,000 for 5 yrs as against the past Rs 500. If these automobiles are much more than 20 yrs, then the tax is Rs 10,000 for five many years.

With regard to transportation cars like carriages, agreement carriages, personal company automobiles, educational establishment buses, maxi cabs, omnibuses previously mentioned seven yrs and beneath 10 many years, the Inexperienced tax is set at Rs 4,000 per 12 months and at the time its age crosses 10 a long time, the operator has to fork out Rs 5,000 for every 12 months.

Before, the tax for transportation automobiles which are more than seven a long time aged utilised to Rs 200 for each calendar year.

Autos exempted

Nevertheless, the new G.O. does not imposed any ‘Green tax’ on car or truck operated exclusively on LPG, CNG, battery and solar energy. There will also be no ‘Green tax’ in respect of a few wheeled contract carriages (passenger automobile rickshaws), with seating ability of 4, 5, 6 and seven in all 3-wheeled products carriages (mild items Cars) up to GVW of 3,000 kgs, tractors and tractor-trailers utilised for agricultural objective.

In addition to the Inexperienced tax, the State federal government has also amplified the quarterly tax for transportation and commercial automobiles. The three wheeled goods motor vehicles which exceed 1,500 kg and less than 3,000 kg, the quarterly tax is Rs 1,060.

Previously, it utilized to be Rs 847. The quarterly taxes have been increased in virtually all classes of transport and commercial motor vehicles depending on their pounds.