road tax


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road tax

a tax paid, usually annually, on motor vehicles in use on the roads
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'We will look at other initiatives as such the integration of customs information system with mySIKAP information system as well as amendments to tighten the laws to conduct enforcement and prosecution on vehicle owners who renew their road tax outside their registration areas,' he told a media conference here today.
The customs duties amounted to 89.13 million manats ($52.4 million) or 26.1 percent of total revenues, VAT - 228.7 million manats ($134.5 million) or 66.9 percent, excise taxes - 20.1 million manats ($11.8 million) or 5.9 percent, and road tax - 3.6 million manats ($2.11 million) or 1.1 percent in May 2019.
Councillor Burns said: "DVLA have been active in the area so I advise all car owners to check your road tax expiry date before it's too late and it comes with a further cost and inconvenience.
Parliament on 15 March approved legislation which introduced a new way of calculating road tax according to the amount of pollutants a car emits into the atmosphere, while the consumer tax on new cars was essentially abolished as it was brought down to almost zero.
Drivers without a road tax will be written up, and will be fined.
"In our meeting we have proposed to the Chief Secretaries of the States that there should be no road tax for electronic vehicles," Kant said.
She added: "My car is below the carbon emission level so there is no value to my road tax.
He, presumably as a car driver, should be aware that motorists haven't paid 'road tax' for years.
It's not road tax, it's vehicle tax, and it's not a permit to use the roads, but I suspect the likes of J Miller will ignore this (go on, search the internet to verify what I've written).
Owners of Band A vehicles, with CO2 emissions of up to 100 g/km, are entitled to a nil rate road tax.
Thanks to poor publicity by the DVLA, there are also changes to road tax rules many members of the public aren't aware of.