Amount of car tax

The Tax Administration does not provide estimates on the level of car tax or the taxable value of vehicles. The Tax Administration’s decision on car tax contains the information you need on how much you must pay.

You can make estimates yourself:

  • by inputting data on the motor vehicle you have. This way, you can get a good estimate of the car tax to be collected.
  • by looking into the authorities’ previous decisions on car tax. This method will give you a rough estimate.

Estimate how much you must pay based on specific data on your vehicle

Go to the Ajoneuvojen hintatietopalvelu/Fordonsprisuppgifter e-service (“Price quotes of vehicles”, available in Finnish and Swedish only). There you can estimate the tax with the online calculator if your motor vehicle is:

  • a car taken into use on or after 1 January 2008
  • a motorcycle taken into use on or after 1 January 2003
  • a van taken into use on or after 1 April 2009

How to make an estimate with the calculator:

  1. Find the generally accepted asking price of identical vehicles currently offered for sale in Finland.
  2. Go to the online calculator’s Laske veron määrä (“Amount of tax”) page and add your vehicle’s CO2 emissions and the emissions testing method.
  3. The calculator can now give you an estimate.

You can also estimate the tax by looking into the specific data of identical vehicles that have been taken into operation earlier.

  1. Find the generally accepted asking price of identical vehicles currently offered for sale in Finland.
  2. Open the tax table to look up the rate.
  3. Having collected the specifics, you are now ready to perform the following calculation: Vehicle’s market value × car tax rate = amount you must pay (the estimated car tax).

Estimate how much you must pay by browsing previous decisions on car tax

You can look into decisions from past years (in Finnish) in order to collect enough information for a rough estimate.

When you make the estimate, you must remember that market values change over time, and vehicles of the same make and model may be taxed differently at different times.

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