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anoop_294

Hi ,

 

I moved to Bangalore from Hardoi, UP Jan 2014 and shifted my I20 car registered in Hardoi RTO, after few months in Bangalore I have paid road tax in Electronic City RTO Bangalore along with fine and got the acknowledgement. As I will be here for long term so i decided to change in registration as well and get the KA number so as per process I applied first change in address and RTO informed me once your change in address done and you gets the new RC book with existing UP no along with Bangalore address after three or more months you can apply for new KA registration number. So after 3-4 months I applied for new number and after 30-45 days I got new RC book with KA number and Bangalore address and RTO Bangalore also issued me letter confirming that vehicle has been migrated to Bangalore. This entire process took almost six month.

 

Considering all done in Bangalore I applied road tax refund in Hardoi, UP RTO, here the drama started, First RTO told me Bangalore RTO needs to send conformation they don't have any objection if I took refund for them and also need to verify they received the road tax, moreover I was producing original receipt of raod tax paid in Bangalore and migration letter issued by RTO Bangalore. So finally I again approached to RTO Bangalore and told the situation, so they said we issued migration letter and you have original tax paid receipt, what else they want or if still they want they should approach us and we will verify. Anyhow after lots of request, chasing for week, finally they sent conformation mail to RTO Hardoi, UP.

 

After that again I approached to Hardoi, UP to apply refund but this time they informed as per rule you can apply within three months from the date you paid road tax in other state. Hence you are not eligible to apply refund as its more than three months from the date you paid road tax in Bangalore. After lot of discussion an argue he said if you still want to apply you can but it will not process. Anyhow I submitted the application and after 20 days i got the letter from RTO you application cannot be process as its more than three month.

 

So I want to know exact rule of road tax refund in UP, and if registration process in Bangalore it self take 4-5 months how can i apply refund within three months and does it make sense for one vehicle I will pay road tax in two states, and if UP RTO dont refund what they will do with that money. Also seems UP RTO deliberate delayed for few days/week as they asked unnecessary document which was part of their process

 

And if this rule exist what i can do in that case to get my refund form RTO Hardoi, UP.

 

Thanks, Anoop Trivedi

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File a RTI application with the PIO of RTO Hardoi and ask for :

 

1. Copies, of all rules , regulations, acts regarding road tax refund.....

 

2. The procedure laid down by your pubic authority fro granting of road tax refund....

 

3. The list of documents required to apply for road tax refund in.....

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Dear member, kindly file RTI application to the RTO concerned with a request to provide latest Rules, Regulations, Norms, Circulars and Provisions of laws which indicate to apply for refund of tax within three months from the date of paid road tax in other state. Moreover, ask to provide information about action taken on your application dated....,for tax refund, with certified copies of file noting, reasons for delay, name and designation of employee responsible for delay, reason from record for not replying or guiding you if any query raised on your application dated......, time limit as per citizen charter or your office rules for disposal of application for tax refund etc.

On receiving the information study it and if it is not satisfactory issue a notice under CP Act.

 

Moreover, kindly refer to following links for guidance to draft/submit RTI appication.

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HOW TO WRITE RTI APPLICATION.

 

 

*** CENTRAL/STATE RTI RULES- GUIDE

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