Here you will find the vehicle tax calculation for off-road vehicles as well as tips, court rulings and information on the subject.
What does my off-road vehicle cost in taxes?
Since May 2005, the off-road vehicles have been taxed as passenger cars, despite having been supercharged, so higher motor vehicle taxes are due.
Court rulings on off-road vehicle taxation:
According to the decision of the Cologne Fiscal Court (Ref. 6 V 3715/05), the motor vehicle tax increase for off-road vehicles violated the EU Directive. Off-road vehicles have been taxed since 01.05.Taxed at a higher rate in 2005 because these vehicles are taxed according to emission group (pollutant emissions), type of drive and engine capacity instead of merely according to gross vehicle weight (GVW) like passenger cars. According to the decision of the Tax Court of Cologne in 2005, this taxation is inadmissible. Multi-purpose vehicles such as a Landrover are not to be regarded and classified as passenger cars. Other cases were already before the court, such as this one: Because of the increase in vehicle tax, a driver of a Toyota Land Cruiser Type J 7 had filed a lawsuit (Az. 6 K 2378/05). In similar cases, the tax authorities wanted to suspend proceedings in appeals against motor vehicle tax assessment notices until clarification was obtained. When calculating the off-road vehicle tax, it depends on the individual situation. Affected parties could refer to the pending proceedings. Appeal against your tax assessment – with or without success. This varied from case to case.
For the assessment of pollutant and carbon dioxide emissions, the findings of the transport authorities are in principle binding. In case of doubt about the emission behavior, it is therefore recommended to contact the vehicle registration office directly.
Interesting tips and information about off-road vehicles:
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