The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order G.O.MS. No. 67 exempting buyers of ISUZU vehicles manufactured in Andhra Pradesh from payment of Motor Vehicle Tax. This exemption is available only for ISUZU vehicles purchased in Andhra Pradesh from November 18, 2016 till March 31, 2021.
The notification stated:
As per sub-section (1) of section 9 of the Andhra Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1963 (Andhra Pradesh Act No. 5 of 1963) the Government has hereby fully exempt the vehicles manufactured and sold by M/s Isuzu Motors India Private Limited, Sri City, Chittoor District from payment of the following Road taxes applicable to them under the AP Motor Vehicle Tax Act.
a. Passenger Vehicles: 14% (or relevant) of invoice value paid as one time life Tax
b. Commercial Pick-up Trucks: Quarterly Road Tax (Rs.800/- per quarter or relevant) paid during the life of the vehicles
The Motor Vehicle Tax exemption will be available to the D-MAX range of pickups manufactured at Sri City and purchased in the State of Andhra Pradesh. As per the government’s notification the exemption of Life Time tax will be available on the D-MAX V-Cross and other passenger variants to be launched in future. Buyers of the D-MAX S-CAB and Regular Cab (all the commercial variants) will enjoy an exemption from paying the quarterly road tax.
A copy of the order is available on the internet and can be accessed here.