BRUSSELS – Taxes on cars and motor vehicles totaled 398 billion euros in the treasury of major EU countries. Consumers in Belgium, who pay 3, 3,187 per car per year, are the most persecuted, with the Spaniards paying 1,068 per individual driver. Italy ranks ninth with revenue of 7 1,727 per user per year. The data comes from the 2021 edition of the tax study based on the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA) – which should be ized – about 2019 statistics and only a few cases from 2020 (Austria, Greece and Sweden).
398 billion The euro grew by 3% over the previous year – underscoring the ACEA – which represents two and a half times the total budget of the European Union. National revenues range from $ 99.9 billion for Germany (the largest carrier in the European Union) to $ 6.2 billion for Ireland. The analysis includes all taxes collected from vehicles in the European Union and other world markets, including vehicle purchases (VAT, sales tax, registration), property taxes, and fuel. In particular, the tax on petrol is heavier than diesel in almost all European countries except Belgium and Slovenia. Diesel tax varies from $ 317 per 1,000 liters in Hungary to $ 617 per 1,000 liters in Italy. The tax on petrol is 345 euros per 1,000 liters in Hungary and 813 euros per 1,000 liters in the Netherlands.