Vehicle Road Tax & Charges in West Bengal

Road Tax in West Bengal

Road Tax Rates for Two-wheelers in West Bengal

Primarily, West Bengal vehicle tax for two-wheelers depends on their engine capacity, which is shown in the following chart. Take a look!

For motorbikes of up to 1 year, the applicable tax would be. 

Engine Capacity

Tax Payable

Up to 80cc

Rs.1560

80cc-170cc

Rs.3125

170cc-250cc

Rs.4685

Higher than 250 cc

Rs.6250

For battery-operated motorbikes, the taxes would be as follows:

Engine capacity

One time tax

2.5 km-0.35 km

Rs.1560

0.35 km-0.50 km

Rs.3125

0.50km-0.75km

Rs.4685

More than 0.75km

Rs.6250

Besides these two variants of two-wheelers, RTO tax West Bengal is different for motorbikes not engaged in hiring.

Engine Capacity

Engine Capacity

Up to 80cc

Additional of Rs.100 tax to 25% of annual tax

80cc to 170cc

Rs.200

170cc to 250cc

Rs.300

More than 250cc

Rs.400

Road Tax Rates for Four-wheeler in West Bengal

West Bengal road tax for four-wheelers used by individuals also depends on engine capacity. Moreover, for air-conditioned cars, you need to pay additional tax as mentioned in the chart below.

Engine Capacity

One-time Tax (In Rs.)

Air-conditioned Cars (Additional)

0 to 900cc

10,550

Rs.4000

900c to 1490cc

13,900

Rs.7500

1490cc to 2000cc

21,800

Rs.10,000

2000cc to 2500cc

28,000

Rs.12,500

Higher than 2500cc

30,000

Rs.15,000

For four-wheelers that whose owner and driver are different individuals, the following taxes would be applicable

Engine capacity

Tax (one-time)

0 to 900cc

Rs.11,900

900cc to 1490cc

Rs.15,250

1490cc to 2000cc

Rs.24,500

2000cc to 2500cc

Rs.30,000

More than 2500cc

Rs.32,000

The four-wheeler vehicles that are registered under the ownership of any society or industry have to follow a distinguished tax schedule. Here is the chart.

Engine Capacity

Annual Tax

Up to 90cc

Additional tax of Rs.600

90cc to 1490cc

Rs.800

1400cc to 2500cc

Rs.1600

Omnibuses owners will need to service RTO charges in West Bengal as per the following rates.

Capacity

Annual Tax

Up to 10-person seating capacity

Additional tax of Rs.1400

More than 10 person seating capacity

Rs.150 additional on Rs.1400 for each person beyond 10 passengers

Penalty Charges for Non-payment of Road Tax in West Bengal

As per the guidelines of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, if you fail to pay RTO tax West Bengal, you are entitled to pay hefty penalty fees at the below-mentioned rates.

Delay

Penalty Fees

Till 15 days after the date of expiry

Nil

From 16th day to 45 days

25% of payable tax

From 46th day to 75 days

50% of payable tax

Exceeds 75 days post expiry date

Exceeds 75 days post expiry date

For one-time taxpayers, the penalty fees are levied in the following ways.

Delay

Penalty Fees

Till 15 days post expiry date

Nil

16th day to 45 days

1/20th of tax payable

46th day to 75 days

1/10th of tax payable

76th day to 1 year

1/5th of tax payable

If an amount is unpaid after 1 year to up to 2 years

2/5th of tax payable

If the amount is unpaid after 2 years to up to 3 years

3/5th of tax payable

After 3 years to 4 years

4/5th of tax payable

Payment is delayed after 4 years from last due date

Total amount of tax payable.

Payment Process of Road Tax in West Bengal

RTO List in West Bengal

Following is a comprehensive list of all the RTOs in West Bengal.

RTO LOCATIONS

RTO CODE

Kolkata

7 RTOs WB01-WB07

Howrah

WB11-WB12

Howrah Uluberia

WB13-WB14

Hooghly

WB15-WB17

Chandannagar

WB-18

Raghunathpur

WB-79

Alipore, South 24 Parganas

WB19, WB20, WB22

Barrackpore

WB23-WB24

Barasat

WB25-WB26

Tamluk

WB29-WB30

Contai

WB31-WB32

Midnapur

WB33-34

Asansol

WB37,38,44A,44B,44C,44D

Durgapur

WB39,40

Burdwan

WB41,42

Kalna

WB43,44E

Bolpur

WB47,48

Nadia

WB51-52

Birbhum

WB53-54

Purulia

WB55-56

Murshidabad

WB57-58

Raiganj

WB59,60

Balurghat

WB61,62

Cooch Behar

WB63,64

Malda

WB65,66

Bankura

WB67,68

Alipurduar

WB69,70

Jalpaiguri

WB71,72

Siliguri

WB73,74

Darjeeling

WB76,77

Kalimpong

WB77,78

Mathabhanga

WB82,86

Kalyani

WB89,90

Islampur

WB91,92

Jangipur

WB93,94

Baruipur

WB96

Thus, knowing the West Bengal road tax slabs, you can easily calculate your applicable tax and avoid paying the penalty by making on-time payment of the same.

FAQs about Road Tax in West Bengal