New Vehicle Tax Rates

From the NI Direct Government website.

“In his Budget speech the Chancellor announced some changes to the rates of vehicle tax for cars, motorcycles, light goods and trade licences. These will apply to tax discs taken out from 1 April 2012. He also announced there will be no changes to vehicle tax rates for all vehicles over 3500kg and buses.”

From the tables below you can the new rate and the increase from the old rate in vehicle tax rates to be introduced from 1st April 2012 for Motorcycles and Tricycles.

Vehicle tax rates for motorcycles not over 150cc remain unchanged at £16 a year, with the no option to tax for six month remaining.

Motorcycles from 151cc to 400cc the new vehicle tax rates will be £36 a year, up from £35 a whole increase of £1.00, with the no option to tax for six month remaining.

Motorcycles from 401cc to 600cc the new vehicle tax rates for one year is an increase from £53 a year to £55 and for six months an increase of £1.10 to £30.25 .

For motorcycles over 600cc the new vehicle tax rates for one year will cost £76 instead of £74 and for six months £41.80, an increase of £1.10.

Tricycles (not over 450kg unladen) over 150cc see an increase for one year of £2.00 to £76.00 and up £1.10 to 41.80 for six months. Those not over 150cc see no change.

New vehicle tax rates from 1 April 2012

Motorcycle (with or without a sidecar) (TC17)

Engine size (cc)

12 month rate £

6 month rate £

Increase from old rate £
Not over 150 16.00 N/A No Change
151 to 400 36.00 N/A 1.00
401 to 600 55.00 30.25 2.00 – 1.10
over 600 76.00 41.80 2.00 – 1.10

Tricycles (not over 450kg unladen) (TC50)

Engine size (cc)

12 month rate £

6 month rate £

Increase from old rate £
Not over 150 16.00 N/A No Change
All other tricycles 76.00 41.80 2.00 – 1.10

Information

New vehicle Tax rates at NI Direct Government Services  from 1st April 29012 – Click Here

Present cost at NI Direct Government Services – Click Here

Also on NI Direct Government Services – MOT test fees – Click Here

SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification) at NI Direct Government Services – Click Here

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