The state government has started increasing the annual tax levied on vehicles every year. Taxes have been rising, especially on small and medium-sized motorcycles and scooters.
The state governments have imposed tax on vehicles with effect from July 20. With the implementation of the State Finance Act 2078/79 from the new fiscal year, people who own motorcycles and scooters have to pay additional tax. The Karnali and Far-Western states had issued the Finance Act on June 20, while other states had made it public on July 15.
According to the new tax rate, Karnali has the lowest tax rate. Then there are Province 1, Gandaki, Lumbini and the Far West.
In Province 2, which was taxed relatively less earlier, this time some taxes have been increased following the example of Bagmati Province. However, the Bagmati state government has indiscriminately increased taxes.
Tax rates imposed by all state governments on the basis of CC: