The first instalment of Turkish vehicle tax is due at the end of this week for over 17 million motorists in the country. Find how much you will need to pay, how and when here.

The cost of taxing a vehicle in Turkey has increased by 7.8 per cent for 2014 according to the Turkish Official Gazette.

Last year the increase was 7.8 percent and it was 10.25 percent in 2012 and 7.7 per cent in 2011.

To find out the cost of taxing your vehicle in 2014 check out the website link below and then follow the instructions.

The on-line calculator can be found here [opens in new window]

To use the calculator follow our instructions below.

Instructions

Click on the menu ‘Motorlu Taşıtlar’

Then click on – ‘Motorlu Taşıtlar Vergisi Hesaplama’ the last one on the list of three.

Choose the vehicle class from the drop down box ‘Arac Tipi Seciniz’ e.g. Otomobil (Car)

Choose the age of the car on the ‘Aracın Yaşı’ box

Then choose the engine capacity – ‘Motor Silindir Hacmi’ – as shown on your registration documents

Press the HESAPLA button for the total due and the instalment options.

Note there are no discounts for paying the annual sum in one go strangely.

And that’s it – apart from making the actual payment at the Tax Office (Maliye) or online.

When is the Tax Due?

Payments are due at the end of January and the end of July if paid in two instalments.

If paying at the tax office cash desk to avoid the long queues make sure you visit before Friday 31st January.

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