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How about importing a van to make a camper?

What's the tax/VRT situation with buying a second hand van from the North and bringing it down south? I want to convert it to a camper and want to put Irish plates on it.

Thanks

Filed under importing - Asked by James Moreton (Ennis) - Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:33


Post-Brexit, moving from the UK to Ireland...

Hi,

I arrived in Ireland from the UK on Jan 14 to live permanently. I bought a second hand Hyundai Santa Fe in the UK last June. So owned it now for seven months and I want to keep it. I was previously exempt from VRT/NOx tax, but has Brexit changed anything?

All my forms etc are with Revenue so am waiting to hear from them.

Filed under importing - Asked by James Mortuin (Ennis) - Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:31


Ok to buy a car from North, previously in UK?

Hi.

If I buy a car in Northern Ireland dealership that was in Northern Ireland before 31st Dec, but originated in the UK, will I be liable for 10 per cent custom charges? If car was only brought into Northern Ireland from UK after 1st Jan, would 10 per cent custom charges apply in this instance also?

Filed under importing - Asked by Sean Maher (Dublin) - Tue, 19 Jan 2021 19:19


I want to import a new Transit Custom...

Hi,

I am looking to purchase a brand new Ford Transit Custom MS-RT from the UK, which cannot be got in the Republic of Ireland. My question is , as I am VAT-registered, do I have to now pay VAT in the UK or give the dealer my Irish VAT number? Do I also have to pay import duty? Is there any other hidden cost?

Thanks

Alan

Filed under importing - Asked by Alan O Riordan (Cork ) - Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:15


Can I claim back VAT on this Passat?

Hi.

I saw a 2018 Volkswagen Passat GTE for sale in the UK. It is VAT-qualifying. Does this mean I can claim back the VAT on it, therefore cancelling out paying the new VAT applied after Brexit? If so I will just be paying VRT?

Filed under importing - Asked by Eoin Burke - Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:07


Has Brexit affecting importing used cars?

How have/will the Brexit trade agreement effect importing cars from the UK?

Filed under importing - Asked by Gerard Mccarthy (Mullingar) - Sat, 09 Jan 2021 11:00


Do we pay VAT on UK-imported cars now?

If I import a second hand UK car (from England, Scotland or Wales) into the Republic of Ireland from 2021 on, am I liable to pay VAT and/or an import charge on top of the current VRT and NOx charge?

Filed under importing - Asked by Keiron Fletcher (Meath) - Thu, 07 Jan 2021 09:03


An unusual import situation for you...

I bought a car up north last January, had to pay the VAT on it. Gearbox then went, eventually got the car back this December, after a lot of arguments. Have to pay VRT now. How do I go about it because the car was here in January?  Any help?

Filed under importing - Asked by Keith Higgins - Fri, 01 Jan 2021 13:50


I have a car in the UK for my sister...

I am living in the UK and bought a car in London on behalf of my sister in Dublin with a view to transfer before Brexit hits. For a variety of reasons I had to register the car initially in my name. On completing the sale the dealer mentions "oh by the way due to COVID, DVLA will take six weeks to get the new V5 logbook to you"!

So, can she arrange to have it shipped to Dublin before I get the V5 (so it arrives in Ireland before 1st Jan 2021 to avoid any potential customs tariff if no-deal Brexit)? What happens if I can't get the V5 to her before her 30 days to sort the VRT expires (as now seems likely)? I do have a copy of the previous one with CO2 and NOX figures. Will she struggle to insure it without the V5 in her name? I have a bad feeling this will not end well!

Any advice appreciated.

Filed under importing - Asked by Peter Dupont (LONDON) - Sat, 19 Dec 2020 23:45


Make sense to import a van to convert?

Hi there,

I'm thinking of importing a panel van (Peugeot Boxer) from the UK to convert to a camper in Ireland. Is this a wise thing to do considering VRT etc?

Filed under importing - Asked by Jason Christiansen - Sun, 20 Dec 2020 08:24


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