The Brussels government presented its reform of automobile taxation on Thursday. Goodbye registration and circulation taxes, hello SmartMove, a usage tax, modulated according to the hours of use of the vehicle, its power and the kilometers traveled.
The objective: to reduce the use of the car in the capital. By the launch planned for 2022, however, many legal obstacles remain to be overcome, like the fact that the Walloons and Flemings could invoke a double taxation, if the two other Regions do not follow Brussels and do not abolish the TMC and the TC.
How much does it cost?
The Echo has prepared a simulator to estimate, according to the provisional prices presented to the press, how much this tax change could bring or cost you.
Warning: the comparison with the current road tax is based on the Brussels tax. The amount is the same if you live in Wallonia but varies if you live in Flanders. In addition, the simulator does not take into account the registration tax. Find its price for Brussels, Wallonia and Flanders. In addition, the number of driving days is capped at 263 per year, the system not being applicable on weekends.