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road tax

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(Automotive Engineering) a tax paid, usually annually, on motor vehicles in use on the roads
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The Transport Ministry is studying a new initiative including using the existing information and technology system to process Motor Vehicle Licence (road tax) in the country which is allegedly suffering from leakages, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
Revenues to the state budget through the State Customs Committee are formed in four areas: customs duties, value-added tax (VAT), excise tax and road tax.
Councillors have warned motorists to make sure they have paid their road tax after clamping teams targeted cars in Paisley.
It is believed that the increase in the sales of cars was facilitated by the implementation of recently approved legislation which sees changes in the way road tax and consumer tax on cars is calculated.
Meanwhile, as of Tuesday police and Road Transport Department inspectors will be checking vehicles for road tax.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday said that he, along with other members, have proposed that road tax be exempted for electric vehicles (EVs).
Sharon Taylor was left unable to drive her low carbon emission one-litre Peugeot 208 after the DVLA clamped it because she hadn't paid her road tax - despite the car being exempt.
Ian Wrigley, Salford Drivers don't pay 'road tax' IN reply to Edwin King (Viewpoints, June 29) asking if it is right to make cyclists pay 'road tax': Typical illinformed drivel from the anti-cyclist motorists!
The oddest part of J Miller's letter was that cyclists don't "pay a penny to the upkeep [of the roads]", and suggests that cyclists should be forced to pay road tax. As J Miller has only been driving for 40 years, he has never paid road tax either, as it was abolished in 1937.
Motorists whose cars are exempt from road tax are being fined by the DVLA...
Stephen Nicholas IF cyclists paid road tax shouldn't be any moaning but, drivers do have to pay road tax and can't use the roads because they close them off.