Private vehicle and motorcycle tax (bpm) to increase

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 January 2022

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Do you buy or import 1 or more passenger cars? And does your new car run on diesel or petrol? Then you must pay private vehicle and motorcycle tax (belasting op personenauto's en motorrijwielen, bpm).

How much bpm you have to pay depends on the category of your car and the bpm rate of this category. The maximum CO2 emissions per category will be lowered. In addition, there will be a bpm rate increase. The categories and bpm rates change between 2022 and 2025. The changes are approximately 2.3% each year.

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs who import a diesel or petrol car
  • entrepreneurs who buy a diesel or petrol car

When?

The new legislation is expected to come into effect on 1 January 2022.

Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the upper and lower houses of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or Staatscourant (Government Gazette, in Dutch).

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO