Next June 2 is the deadline for paying the discounted vehicle tax in Bogotá. Those who do not pay before this date will have a new opportunity until June 28 to make the contribution, but this time without a discount.

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In case of not doing so on these dates established in the city’s tax calendar, the owners of the vehicles are exposed to economic fines that would affect their pocket.

According to the Ministry of Finance, when the vehicle tax declaration is not submitted within the maximum term established to declare and pay, the penalty for lateness will be 1.5% per month or fraction of a month of delay on the value of the tax charged, without exceeding 100% of the tax.

It is important to remember that the applicable penalty is the one in force at the time of filing the returns; in all cases, No penalty may be less than the applicable minimum penalty, which, for the year 2023, is 7 UVT ($297,000) for all motor vehicles.

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When the declarations of the vehicle tax for greater value are corrected, that is, when a value lower than the corresponding value is declared and paid, the penalty for correction will be 10% of the greater value payable that is generated between the correction and the declaration. initial, as long as the correction is made before the summons to correct occurs.

Keep in mind that all vehicles registered in Bogotá must pay the traffic light rights equivalent to two (2) current legal daily minimum wages, which, for the year 2023, are equivalent to $77,000.

For his part, motorcycles up to 125 cm3 only pay traffic light fees.

Vehicle tax does not allow partial payments or payment agreements, which means that what is declared is paid immediately; otherwise, the return will be considered as not submitted.

In accordance with paragraph 1 of Resolution DDI-007386 of May 6, 2022, the full payment of extemporaneous declarations must be made within five (5) business days following its virtual processing, so it is a pity that the declaration is understood as not presented, in accordance with the provisions of article 17 of Decree 807 of 1993, modified by article 4 of District Decree 362 of 2002. Once the indicated term has expired, without the respective total payment having been fulfilled, the statement completed virtually will be canceled automatically.