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Road tax

The tax on entry into service and the road tax both tax the use of public roads by motor vehicles. Brussels Fiscality has taken over the management of these taxes on 1 January 2020.

 

Who has to pay these taxes?

All Brussels owners of a motor vehicle or trailer pay:

  • The annual road tax ;

  • An additional road tax if the vehicle runs on LPG ;

  • The tax on entry into service when a new or used road vehicle is put into service.

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What is the amount of these taxes?

The amount of the tax depends on several factors: type of vehicle, engine power, maximum authorised mass of the vehicle or trailer, age of the vehicle, type of fuel. You will find a list of rates here.
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Is it necessary to make a declaration?

Brussels Fiscality send the tax bills for the tax on entry into service and the road tax automatically on the basis of the DIV data. However, a declaration is required for some specific vehicles such as trucks, tractors, buses, etc. For more information, click here.
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What are the exemptions?

Certain categories of vehicles are exempt from the road tax and/or the tax on entry into service: vehicles used for personal purposes by people with disabilities, taxis, agricultural vehicles, test vehicles, etc. For more information, click here.
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How do I update my data?

In the case of a change of vehicle, a plate deregistration or a modification of one of the characteristics on your registration certificate, you must contact the DIV.
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