Light Motor Vehicle Tax/Kei-Car Tax
Kei jidousha zei
Municipalities will tax the registered car owner annually from the 1st of April in the municipality where the car is mainly located. This tax or car tax will be taxed.
Reduction, Examption, Deduction
There are exemptions available for those who are receiving welfare benefits and those with physical disabilities.
Scrap a car
The tax will not be reduced even if the car is scrapped in the middle of the year, this differs from car tax.
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Amount of tax
|Motorized bicycle:Total displacement 50cc or less||1,000 yen|
|Motorcycles total displacement over 50cc 90cc or less than||1,200 yen|
|Motorcycles total displacement of over 90cc||1,600 yen|
|Total displacement of 20cc or more for three wheels or more||2,500 yen|
|Light car or small special car motorcycle||2,400 yen|
|Miwa (trike or three-wheeled vehicle)||3,100 yen|
|Passengers with four or more wheels (5 number car and 7 number car according to desired number)||5,500 yen to 7,200 yen|
|Cargo (4 number car)||3,000 yen to 4,000 yen|
|Two-wheeled small car||4,000 yen|
*The tax amount varies depending on the municipality, so the above is just an example.
A payment slip will be mailed from the prefecture to the registered owner around May. The payment deadline is often until the end of May.