Historic UK Road Tax Duty (for Scooters)
 
3 Months Duty
 
4 Months Duty
 
6 Months Duty
 
12 Months Duty
  upto 150cc 150 - 250cc   upto 150cc 150 - 250cc   upto 150cc 150 - 250cc   upto 150cc 150 - 250cc
1921 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1922 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1923 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1924 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1925 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1926 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1927 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1928 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1929 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1930 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1931 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1932 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1933 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1934 2s 9d 5s 6d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 6d 10s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d
1935 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1936 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1937 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1938 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1939 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1940 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1941 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1942 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1943 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1944 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1945 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1946 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1947 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1948 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1949 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1950 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 9d 7s 6d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1951 2s 10d 5s 8d   3s 8d 7s 4d   5s 8d 11s 3d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d
1952 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1953 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1954 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1955 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1956 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1957 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1958 4s 10d 10s 4d   6s 6d 13s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d
1959 6s 2d 12s 4d   8s 4d 16s 8d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d
1960 6s 2d 12s 4d   8s 4d 16s 8d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d
1961 6s 2d 12s 4d   8s 4d 16s 8d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d
1962 6s 2d 12s 4d   8s 4d 16s 8d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d
1963 6s 2d 12s 4d   8s 4d 16s 8d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d
1964 6s 2d 12s 4d   8s 4d 16s 8d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d
1965  7s 11d 15s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d   15s 11d £1 11s 10d   £1  9s 6d £2  18s 9d
1966  7s 11d 15s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d   15s 11d £1 11s 10d   £1  9s 6d £2  18s 9d
1967  7s 11d 15s 11d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d   15s 11d £1 11s 10d   £1  9s 6d £2  18s 9d
1968 10s 3d £1  0s 3d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1969 10s 3d £1  0s 3d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1970 10s 3d £1  0s 3d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1971 10s 3d £1  0s 3d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1972 14s 0d £1  8s 0d   £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d   £1  8s 0d £2  16s 0d   £2  12s 6d £5  5s 0d
1972 70p £1.40   £1 £2   £1.40 £2.80   £2.65 £5.25
1973 70p £1.40   £1 £2   £1.40 £2.80   £2.65 £5.25
1974 70p £1.40   £1 £2   £1.40 £2.80   £2.65 £5.25
1975 £1.02 £2.03   £1.35 £2.71   £2.03 £4.06   £3.75 £7.50
1976 £1.02 £2.03   £1.35 £2.71   £2.03 £4.06   £3.75 £7.50
1977 £1.14 £2.28   £1.52 £3.03   £2.28 £4.55   £4.20 £8.40
1978 £1.14 £2.28   £1.52 £3.03   £2.28 £4.55   £4.20 £8.40
1979 £1.14 £2.28   £1.52 £3.03   £2.28 £4.55   £4.20 £8.40
1980 £1.24 £2.48   £1.65 £3.30   £2.48 £4.96   £4.58 £9.15
1981 £1.24 £2.48   £1.65 £3.30   £2.48 £4.96   £4.58 £9.15
1982 £1.24 £2.48   £1.65 £3.30   £2.48 £4.96   £4.58 £9.15
1983 £1.76 £3.52   £2.35 £4.69   £3.52 £7.04   £6.50 £13
1984 £1.83 £3.66   £2.44 £4.88   £3.66 £7.31   £6.75 £13.50
1985 £1.83 £3.66   £2.44 £4.88   £3.66 £7.31   £6.75 £13.50
1986 £2.03 £4.06   £2.71 £5.42   £4.06 £8.13   £7.50 £15
1987 £2.23 £4.47   £2.98 £5.96   £4.47 £8.94   £8.25 £16.50
1988 £2.23 £4.47   £2.98 £5.96   £4.47 £8.94   £8.25 £16.50
1989 £2.37 £4.74   £3.16 £6.32   £4.74 £9.48   £8.75 £17.50
1990 £2.37 £4.74   £3.16 £6.32   £4.74 £9.48   £8.75 £17.50
1991 £2.37 £4.74   £3.16 £6.32   £4.74 £9.48   £8.75 £17.50
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  • While every effort is made to be as accurate as possible, the values in the table above must be regarded as indicative rates of duty and not necessarily the actual amount charged at the time.
Conversions

GBP pre 1972:


GBP post 1972

£1 = 20s (shillings)
 1s= 12d (Pennies)

£1 = 100p (Pence)

GBP £1
=Approx $1.83

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