The government has announced it is increasing vehicle tax by 7.7 percent for 2011.

The cost of taxing a vehicle in Turkey has increased by 7.7 percent for 2011 according to the Official Gazette.

Last year the increase was well below inflation at 3.3 percent.

To find out the cost of taxing your vehicle in 2011 check out the website below.

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

To use the calculator follow our instructions below.

Click on the left 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.

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