In Brazil, there are several taxes that need to be paid every year, such as IPVA. In this sense, it is worth mentioning that owning a car represents an achievement for many Brazilians. However, its possession also involves several expenses such as the payment of the IPVA.
However, did you know that it is possible to exempt yourself from IPVA in 2023? In this article, we will tell you who is entitled to exemption from IPVA in 2023!
What is the IPVA about?
From this one that was instituted in 1986, replacing the Single Road Tax (TRU) that had appeared in 1969, the IPVA, Tax on the Ownership of Vehicles Automoves, concerns a tax of a state nature charged from citizens once a year, which own cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles, and the like. In that sense, the value varies according to the rate adopted in each location and the average price of the vehicle present in the Fipe table.
However, the excellent news is that although it is mandatory, not all vehicle owners need to pay this tax, because there are rules that guarantee its exemption.
However, once again, as it is a state tax, its rules vary greatly.
In summary, to help you better understand whether you are entitled to exemption from IPVA 2023, see below!
Find out who is entitled to exemption from IPVA 2023
According to the rules that are established in each state, the IPVA exemption is given by the vehicle manufacture date🇧🇷 That is, according to the “age” of the model that the payer has. In this sense, you can find rules that waive the charge after 10, 15, 18, 23, 28 or 30 years of manufacture. By the way, a car in these conditions already generates a lot of expenses, doesn’t it?
Furthermore, we need to point out that there are estimates that point to a 22% increase in the value of IPVA 2023. However, despite not being proven at all, especially with the change of government, it is a prediction. In short, counting on the IPVA exemption allows you to spend the money on other things!
However, we also need to point out that in states such as Minas Gerais, the exemption only applies to vehicles with a black license plate.
And in addition, we must also talk about Roraima, which also exempts agricultural vehicles, motorcycles of up to 160 cc, taxis, vehicles for people with disabilities and ambulances.
In short, it is possible to see how much each state acts differently!
Check about the IPVA exemption according to the state
As it is a regulation by state in which each one has its own rules, we decided to help you in this endeavor with a very objective table so that you can check how it works where you live. Thus, the rules are in force in this year 2022.
|IPVA exemption rule||Valid in the following states|
|Vehicles 10 years old or older||Goiás, Rio Grande do Norte, Roraima|
|Vehicles 15 years old or older||Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceará, Federal District, Espírito Santo, Maranhão, Pará, Paraíba, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro|
|Vehicles aged 18 or over||Mato Grosso|
|Vehicles 20 years old or older||Acre, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Sao Paulo|
|Vehicles 23 years old or older||Alagoas;|
|Vehicles 30 years old or older||Santa Catarina|
Should I pay IPVA upfront or in installments?
This is a very common doubt for taxpayers since the Government, in most cases, allows payment in both ways. In that sense, let’s help you understand the best way!
In practice, the ideal is to be strategic about the payment of IPVA! In this sense, if you have an extra amount, or if you planned in advance to pay your taxes, it is recommended to pay the IPVA upfront, it is even possible to get discounts in many places.
However, if you don’t have any additional value or are going to compromise your finances, we recommend that you pay your IPVA in installments! And in addition, installments can be made in up to three installments, with the first installment usually in January and the last installment in March.
What if I don’t pay the IPVA?
Once, the previous doubt is very common, this one has certainly crossed the minds of many people. However, some of them believe that non-payment of IPVA means that, in the future, the government will give discounts or even forgive the debt, but this does not happen.
In practice, the Government adds fines and interest on top of the debt amount, which, in the long run, can become a big snowball and still leave you in default. In São Paulo, for example, taxpayers who fail to collect the tax are subject to a fine of 0.33% per day of delay and interest on arrears – a fee charged for late payment of credit during a period – based on the Selic rate. .
And in addition, non-payment of IPVA also leads to contracting the so-called active debt, a register of governments (state, municipal and federal), which gathers public debts such as IPVA itself, IPTU, traffic or environmental fines.
Is it possible to pay late IPVA? And cHow to issue a 2nd copy of the IPVA?
Yea! All you have to do is make the payment online, on the page of the bank where you have a current account or directly at a physical branch of your bank. In fact, it is not even necessary to leave the house and the ticket is also issued online and securely, as we will see.
When it comes to issuing the 2nd copy of the IPVA payment slip, it can be done through the IPVA portal on the IPVA website. Treasury Department🇧🇷 In fact, everything is very fast, with all the necessary security because it is a Government system, in addition to being very intuitive!
And now that you’ve learned everything about IPVA, you’ve also discovered how you can become exempt from IPVA 2023, it’s much lighter to turn the year around, isn’t it? Therefore, we recommend that you organize yourself financially so that when the payment date arrives, you can pay in a single installment without compromising your budget!