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Less tax revenue due to driving bans?

The Federal Fiscal Court is currently dealing with an interesting case from Hamburg. A car owner had complained that he wanted to pay less motor vehicle tax. Why so? Since he is not allowed to use all roads, he would only pay less. The Federal Fiscal Court, however, did not agree with the plaintiff, as the motor vehicle tax is levied "independently of the actual use".