Having free car tax for 5 years is the dream of any Italian motorist.
The car tax is one of the taxes most hated by everyone, because it is considered superfluous, useless since the insurance is already paid on the carrevision and any other fees.
Unlike insurance, which can be paid based on use, car tax must also be paid if the vehicle is not used to move around the city, but it keeps parked in the garage or on the driveway because it’s the property tax.
Anyone who is not in good standing risks major consequences, which is why we must be careful respect all the rules of the case.
Exemption from paying car tax, this is how the situation is in Italy from 1999 to today
Today in 8 regions of Italy there are vehicles that do not pay the tax for 5 years starting from registration, but to benefit from the discount you must meet some special requirements.
For example, you have to fit into certain categories of means of transport and car models. The regions have been managing the car tax since 1999.
In Friuli Venezia Giulia and in Sardinia, the Revenue Agency deals with car tax, this demonstrates how the methods of collection and management are different from area to area to territory.
In any case, at the moment 18 Italian regions exempt electric cars from paying the car tax for 5 years. After which some pay the stamp duty in a reduced way. As for motorcycles and mopeds passed i 5 years from the first registration, they pay the full tax.
Which cars are exempt from car tax and in which regions
The car tax, in electric cars is discounted in Veneto, Liguria, Valle D’Aosta, Trentino, Emilia Romagna, Friuli, Molise, Abruzzo, Marche, Liguria, Lazio, Tuscany, Sicily , Basilicata, Sardinia, Campania, Calabria and Puglia.
Instead, as regards Lombardy and Piedmont, the rules are different. In Piedmont those who have an electric car, have total exemption from car tax.
The same thing applies to those in possession of Euro 6 cars, fueled by petroleum gas or LPG or methane gas. Then all models with dual fuel are exempt.
In Lombardy, on the other hand, hydrogen cars are exempt. From this year onwards, the region will pay a €90 contribution to all those who decide to scrap old polluting cars.
Then he grants the exemption from the car tax for a period of 3 years to all those who purchase a Euro 5 or Euro 6, BiFuel petrol or hybrid car. For all hybrid cars, the road tax is reduced by 50%, for a duration of 5 years, only if the car was registered on or after January 1, 2019 without taking advantage of the scrapping.