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Calculation Of Fees - Heavy Vehicles with GVM > 4.5t

Definition
  • Trucks >4.5t
  • Prime Movers
  • Buses >4.5t
  • Trailers >4.5t
  • Special Purpose vehicles

How to Calculate Fees Payable

1. Rebates or exemptions (Pension Concessions do not apply to any vehicles >4.5t. GVM)

Determine if the client is eligible for any rebates or exemptions and adjust any calculations accordingly.

See Vehicle Registration Rebates & Exemptions.

(If a rigid truck or bus is being converted to a camper van and the final inspection has not been completed.  See - Heavy Vehicle fees.  When the final inspection is processed on the MRS and the body type is altered to camper van the MRS will generate a refund).

2. Registration Fee (plus Fire Levy)

  • $71.30 + $17.00 = $88.30 Normal rate
  • Trailers (No Fire Levy) = $31.00 Normal rate

3. Road Safety Levy

  • $25.00 normal rate

4. Motor Tax

Determine the GVM, number of axles, number of trailers towed and axles. Refer to example calculations below.

Motor Tax has a Road and Regulatory component. See - Heavy Vehicle Motor Tax breakdown.

5. MAIB

Determine the MAIB Premium Paid (which includes GST and Premium Duty) from the MAIB Vehicle and Premiums Classifications Card, (refer to the MAIB Vehicle and Premiums Classifications Card).

6. Inspection Fees for Registration

Include the Vehicle Inspection Fee if the vehicle has been inspected, by other than an Approved Inspection Station. See Vehicle Inspection Fees.

7. Registration Plate Fee

Include the Registration Plate Fee for new registrations or if the vehicle is to be re-registered. Standard plates are $20.92 for motor vehicles and $17.82 for trailers (If retaining existing number plates then no plate fee will be applicable).

8. Duty

Duty is unique to each vehicle and is calculated on the market value. Applicable only for registration issue, re-issue & registration transfers. See Appendix A. Duty Rates.


Calculations Re-registrations, New Registrations and Renewals

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Vehicle - Rigid Truck, Prime Movers, and Buses (not nominated to tow a heavy trailer)

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Fees

1R2
12t or less

2R2
More than 12t

1R3
16.5t or less

2R3
More than 16.5t

2R4
More than 20t

2R5
More than 20t

1R4
20t or less

1R5
20t or less

Registration Fee

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$611.00

$980.00

$955.00

$1148.00

$1170.00

$970.00

MAIB

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$1230.22

$1599.22

$1574.22

$1767.22

$1789.22

$1589.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$1209.30

$1578.30

$1553.30

$1746.30

$1768.30

$1568.30

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$985.82

$1207.22

$1192.22

$1308.02

$1321.22

$1201.22

RENEWAL 40% REBATE

$964.90

$1186.30

$1171.30

$1287.10

$1300.30

$1180.30

Motor Tax cost with 40% saving

$366.60 (saving $244.40)

$588.00 (saving $392.00)

$573.00 (saving $382.00)

$688.80 (saving $459.20)

$702.00 (saving $468.00)

$582.00 (saving $388.00)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Vehicle - Short Combination Truck

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SHORT COMBINATION TRUCK

Fees

SR2

SR3

SR4

Registration Fee

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$1011.00

$1186.00

$2048.00

MAIB

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$1630.22

$1805.22

$2667.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$1609.30

$1784.30

$2646.30

40% Motor Tax

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$1225.82

$1330.82

$1848.02

RENEWABLE 40% REBATE

$1204.90

$1309.90

$1827.10

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$606.60
(saving $404.40)

$711.60
(saving $474.40)

$1228.80(saving $819.20)

Nominated to tow a heavy trailer where the combination has no more than 6 axles in total operating up to 42.5 tonnes

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates.

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Vehicle - Medium Combination Truck

Nominated to tow a heavy trailer where the combination has more than 6 axles in total or   operating at over 42.5 tonnes.  

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MEDIUM COMBINATION TRUCK

Fees

MR2

MR3

MR4 and MR5

Registration Fee

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$9566.00

$10333.00

MAIB

$485.00

$485.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$10185.22

$10952.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$10164.30

$10931.30

40% Motor Tax

 

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$6358.82

$6819.02

RENEWABLE 40% REBATE

$6337.90

$6798.10

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$5739.60(saving $3826.40)

$6199.80(saving $4133.20)

Nominated to tow a heavy trailer where the combination has more than 6 axles in total or operating at over 42.5 tonnes.

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates.

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Vehicle - Prime Mover for Single Semi-Trailer

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PRIME MOVER FOR SINGLE SEMI-TRAILER

Fees

SP2        

SP3        

SP4        

Registration Fee

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$1131.00

$4519.00

$4827.00

MAIB

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES          

$1750.22

$5138.22

$5446.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES        

$1729.30

$5117.30

$5425.30

  

40% Motor Tax

 

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$1297.82

$3330.62

$3515.42

RENEWABLE 40% REBATE        

$1276.90

$3309.70

$3494.50

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$678.60(saving $452.40)

$2711.40(saving $1807.60)

$2896.20(saving $1930.80)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates.

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Vehicle - Prime Mover for B-Double

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PRIME MOVER FOR B-DOUBLE

Fees        

MC2 (MP2)        

MC3(MP3)        

MC4 (MP4)        

Registration Fee

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$11350.00

$12485.00

MAIB

$485.00

$485.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES        

$11969.22

$13104.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES        

$11948.30

$13083.30

  

40% Motor Tax

 

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$7429.22

$8110.22

RENEWAL 40% REBATE        

$7408.30

$8089.30

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$6810.00(saving $4540.00)

$7491.00(saving $4994.00)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Vehicle - Bus

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BUS

Fees Axles        

1B2
12t or less        

2B2
More than 12t        

2B3
More than 4.5t        

AB3 & AB4
Articulated Bus (ABUS)        

Registration Fee

$88.30  

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$517.00

$649.00

$2682.00

$646.00

MAIB

$780.00

$780.00

$780.00

$780.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES        

$1431.22

$1563.22

$3596.22

$1560.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES        

$1410.30

$1542.30

$3575.30

$1539.30

3 Axle Bus Rebate - Bus must be greater than 12t

ESTABLISH REBATE

  

$1563.22

 

RENEWALREBATE        

  

$1542.30

 

3 Axle Bus rebate Motor Tax Cost

  

$649.00(saving $2033.00)

 

No 40% tax rebate, Only 3 Axle Bus rebate available on Buses.  Application form for rebate to be completed each year.

RENEWAL NOTICES ARE ISSUED WITHOUT REBATE. You will need to attend a Service Tasmania shop to obtain at time of renewal.

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Trailer - B Double Lead Trailer with a GVM>4.5t

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B-DOUBLE LEAD TRAILER WITH A GVM > 4.5T

Fees

TL1

TL2

TL3

TL4

Registration Fee

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

Motor Tax

$667.00

$1612.00

$1713.00

$1716.00

MAIB

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$846.82

$1791.82

$1892.82

$1895.82

RENEWAL FULL FEES        

$829.00

$1774.00

$1875.00

$1878.00

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates.

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Trailer -Semi Trailer with GVM > 9t

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Fees GVM

TS1

TS2

TS3

TS4

Registration Fee

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

Motor Tax

$667.00

$1612.00

$1713.00

$1716.00

MAIB

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$846.82

$1791.82

$1892.82

$1895.82

RENEWAL FULL FEES        

$829.00

$1774.00

$1875.00

$1878.00

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$580.02

$1147.02

$1207.62

$1209.42

RENEWAL 40% REBATE        

$562.20

$1129.20

$1189.80

$1191.60

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$400.20 (saving $266.80)

$967.20 (saving $644.80)

$1027.80 (saving $685.20)

$1029.60 (saving $686.40)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Heavy Trailer Dog TYPE 1 (1front axle) TYPE 2 (2 front axles) & Pig >9t

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Fees GVM

TP1 & TD1

TD1 1 & TP2

TD1 2 & TP3

TD1 3, TD2 2 & TP4

TD2 3 & TP5

TD6 & TP6

TD7 & TP7

Registration Fee

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

Motor Tax

$667.00

$1280.00

$1890.00

$2504.00

$3130.00

$3756.00

$4382.00

MAIB

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$846.82

$1459.82

$2069.82

$2683.82

$3309.82

$3935.82

$4561.82

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$829.00

$1442.00

$2052.00

$2666.00

$3292.00

$3918.00

$4544.00

40% Motor Tax

40% Motor Tax

     

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$580.02

$947.82

$1313.82

$1682.22

$2057.82

$2433.42

$2809.02

RENEWAL 40% REBATE

$562.20

$930.00

$1296.00

$1664.40

$2040.00

$2415.60

$2791.20

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$400.20 (saving $266.80)

$768.00 (saving $512.00)

$1134.00 (saving $756.00)

$1502.40
(saving $1001.60)

$1878.00 (saving $1252.00)

$2253.60 (saving $1502.40)

$2629.20 (saving $1752.80)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rate .

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Trailer - Dolly Trailers & Converter/Low Loader Trailers GVM > 9t

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Fees GVM

TY1

TY2

TY3

TY4

TY5

TY6

Registration Fee

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

$31.00

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

$17.82

Motor Tax

$55.00

$56.00

$54.00

$56.00

$70.00

$84.00

MAIB

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

$106.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES        

$234.82

$235.82

$233.82

$235.82

$249.82

$263.82

RENEWAL FULL FEES        

$217.00

$218.00

$216.00

$218.00

$232.00

$246.00

40% Motor Tax

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$212.82

$213.42

$212.22

$213.42

$221.82

$230.22

RENEWAL 40% REBATE

$195.00

$195.60

$194.40

$195.60

$204.00

$212.40

Motor Tax cost with 40% savings

$33.00
(saving $22.00)

$33.60
(saving $22.40)

$32.40
(saving $21.60)

$33.60
(saving $22.40)

$42.00
(saving $28.00)

$50.40
(saving $33.60)

# Dolly Trailers can be either converter or low loader (refer to inspection report). If converter motor tax will be charged.  If low loader the trailer is motor tax exempt. NOTE:  Minimal converter dolly trailers operate in Tasmania.

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Calculation of Fees for Heavy Trailer -4.5t to less than 9 t

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HA 4.5t to less than 9T
PREVIOUSLY (HTA)

Fees

HA1, HA2, and HA4

HA3

Registration Fee

$31.00

$31.00

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$17.82

$17.82

Motor Tax

$256.00

$255.00

MAIB

$106.00

$106.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$435.82

$434.82

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$418.00

$417.00

40% Motor Tax

ESTABLISH 40% REBATE

$333.42

$332.82

RENEWAL 40% REBATE

$315.60

$315.00

Motor Tax Cost with 40% savings

$153.60 (saving $102.40)

$153.00 (saving $102.00)

Number of axles does not change cost (can have up to 6)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Special Purpose Vehicles

All Special Purpose vehicles require Vehicle Inspection Form and a Classification Form for registration or reclassification.

Calculation of Fees for Special Purpose Vehicle  

Truck and trailer based vehicles over 4.5t that does not exceed the legal axle mass limit on any axle or axle group.

 

UNDER AXLE LIMIT & PREMIUM 3
(HEAVY VEHICLE)

MAIB (Premium 11)

UNDER AXLE LIMIT & PREMIUM 11
(MOBILE CRANE)

Fees

TV1, TV2, TV3, TV4, TV5 & TV6
Depending on number of axles

TV1, TV2, TV3, TV4, TV5 & TV6
Depending on number of axles

Registration fee

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$505.00

$505.00

MAIB (Premium 3)

$485.00

$331.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$1124.22

$970.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$1103.30

$949.30

PLANT BASED
Plant based vehicle over 4.5t. Does not require inspection prior to registration

HV code: PSV
Charge: Nil

  

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NOTE: MRS does not require the recording of GVM for these types of vehicles so this HSV code is not used in Tasmania.

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates

Calculation of Fees for Special Purpose Vehicle

Over Axle Limit & Premium 3 (Heavy Good Vehicle)

Over Axle Limit & Premium 11 (Mobile Crane)

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OVER AXLE LIMIT & PREMIUM 3 (HEAVY GOOD VEHICLE)

Fees

SV2

SV3

SV4

SV5

SV6

Registration Fee

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate Fee

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$580.00

$955.00

$1330.00

$1705.00

$2080.00

MAIB (Premium 3)

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

$485.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$1199.22

$1574.22

$1949.22

$2324.22

$2699.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$1178.30

$1553.30

$1928.30

$2303.30

$2678.30

OVER AXLE LIMIT & PREMIUM 11 (MOBILE CRANE)

Fees GVM

SV2

SV3

SV4

SV5

SV6

Registration fee

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

$88.30

Road Safety Levy

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

$25.00

Plate fee

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

$20.92

Motor Tax

$580.00

$955.00

$1330.00

$1705.00

$2080.00

MAIB
Premium 11

$331.00

$331.00

$331.00

$331.00

$331.00

ESTABLISH FULL FEES

$1045.22

$1420.22

$1795.22

$2170.22

$2545.22

RENEWAL FULL FEES

$1024.30

$1399.30

$1774.30

$2149.30

$2524.30

Truck or trailer based vehicles over 4.5t that exceed the legal axle limit on any axle or axle group Formula = $580 + ($375 x No of axles in excess of 2)

Above calculations do not include duty. Duty needs to be paid when vehicle is first registered or transferred. See Duty Rates