Tax rates on cars whats wrong

Hubby and I went enquiring for a new car last weekend in South West Delhi. on a vehicle with basic value of Rs. 12 Lakhs, one has to pay GST and other taxes of Rs. 5.5 Lakhs — a whopping 45%.

Add to that RTO Tax of Rs. 75,000. Shouldnt this be rationalised unless the Govt wants auto sector to RIP 🙏 more  

View all 16 comments Below 16 comments
Yes, 45% GST is a whopping amount! Tax collection at source, registration fees, road tax, cess, fast tag, logistics charge, insurance, extended warranty all make vehicles costlier by about 20% for let us say diesel run vehicles, which are preferred by buyers. But why not? After all see these individual transportation means as also polluting. Government right in charging the way they do, as otherwise, profiteering would be rampant among manufacturers, who promote privilege of a few over others with along with rights to pollute. No further than thus far, may be government's mantra, perhaps. Many still use public transportation, are okay. more  
Recently I purchased Tata Petrol car. The price was ₹8,75,891 plus 28 % GST that comes to ₹11,13,000. Surprisingly, RTO, Kathua (Jammu Kashmir) charged me road tax on ₹11,13,000 not on ₹8,75,891. This is Tax upon Tax which the government promised that only one tax in the country while implementation of GST. Is the government aware of this fleecing of consumers? more  
Shocking - if true..... Speaks volumes about policy framers.... Wonder what could be done to drive home the point..... more  
Why did Chevrolet after promising 7 years of Free Servicing wind up and leave? Now Ford is also packing up to leave. Mitsubishi is not bringing new models in Indian Market. MG & KIA are for high end users. With Government fleecing end consumers - it is indeed RIP for Car Manufacturers. Why don't we Live in Peace rather than Rest in Peace? Because the Government tears us to Pieces. more  
Yes. The Ex-show room price is above basic price by a margin of 32% to 44%. But the taxation has marginally come down after GST is introduced. Interested people will get the calculation on net. more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Telcos and carteling may be

      After Airtel and Vodafone, RelianceJio has hiked prepaid tariff by 20%. From December 1, the price entry-level plan will be 21% more expensive. The tariff of 11 other plans and four data packages w...

      By Vikram Gupta
      /
    • Income Tax new site

      The Income Tax Department has launched new site where you can not fill your income data for the year from April 2020 to March 2021. After login to Income Tax site you are asked to revalidate the pr...

      By Anonymous Circle member
      /
    • Carteling by telcos - Voda increases rates

      Airtel & now voda are on a full blown looting spree. Within 2 months they went from Rs. 39 to 79 to 99. So many domestic workers and other low income families have already stopped recharging th...

      By RN Chopra
      /
    • Sub standard pressure cookers selling online

      Central Consumer Protection Authority has issued notices to e-commerce entities offering for sale Pressure Cookers in violation of compulsory BIS Standards. Notices have been issued to Amazon, Shop...

      By Sobhita D
      /
    • Airtel raising tarrifs

      At a time when their quality is just pathetic, they decide to raise tariffs. And i am sure because of cartelisation the others two will do so too. Govt will likely be mute spectator and consumer th...

      By RN Chopra
      /
    • Why is Localcircles not escalating inflation issues

      Potato- 40 Tomato 80 Beans - 100 Is what we are paying in east Delhi at attached redi. Good quality in good store is 100 a kg for tomato. Please escalate this to ...

      By Neelam Bose
      /
    • Careful if getting vaccinated at private hospitals

      Most hospitals have excess vaccine stocks near expiration date and a few even expired so they are selling them at discounts, forcing them on villages via CSR etc. If u or family/friend g...

      By Seema Shah
      /
    • Ola uber drivers making mockery of their systems

      Appears that the cracks in the Ola Uber systems are coming out and poor consumers are being made to suffer. Example Delhi stations some Of them the drivers find demand through ola u...

      By Mala Sehgal
      /
    • Illegal goods shouldnt be sold online

      This attached article about gaanja selling on amazon is very concerning. That too not one two shipment but in crores. Can LocalCircles please conduct discussions/Survey on how due dilige...

      By Ajay Mittal
      /
    • Purchase of tv from Flipkart- brand TCL Iffalcon

      I have purchased TCL - Iffalcon TV from Flipkart in the month of October, within 20 days TV has gone bad, logged a ticket with TCL an Engineer visited and informed a part has bad and need to be rep...

      By Abdul Aziz Sayed
      /
    • Automatic deductions from account without OTP

      RBI had changed the rules whereby automatic deductions from credit cards or debit cards, without OTP was banned. Earlier, some big players like Netflix used to force customers to save t...

      By Ashok Kumar Kuwar
      /
Share
Enter your email and mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

All My Circles
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)