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Will no-deal Brexit mean more importing costs?

Will a 'no deal' Brexit make any difference to importing a second hand car from the UK in 2021? Extra costs like tariffs etc?

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Dermot Hedigan (Cork)

Oct 2020 Filed under: importing

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Should I register my imported pickup now?

Hi,

I’m looking to buy a Toyota Hilux Active Double Cab pickup, a 3.0-litre automatic from Northern Ireland for £15,000. Would it benefit me to register it in Ireland before Jan 2021? Also, I’m using it for my business. How much will motor tax cost annually? I do not know what the NOx emissions are or where to obtain them.

Regards Donal Slattery

Eamon Slattery (Co Galway)

Oct 2020 Filed under: importing

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Will Budget 2021 impact costs of importing?

Hi,

Will the new budget impact on importing a car from the UK, i.e. extra VRT and NOx charge?

Thomas Rooney (Clane)

Oct 2020 Filed under: importing

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Should I register my imported Mercedes now?

Hi,

I have just bought a 2016 Mercedes-Benz V-Class V 250 d in the UK, which is due to arrive into the country this week. The CO2 is 166g/km and NOx is 0.063. What will I be paying to tax the car annually and on the basis there are new rules for registered cars in 2021 is there any sense in keeping the car in UK until January and registering in Ireland then?

I am a little confused now with the new regime!

Brian Carroll (Dublin)

Oct 2020 Filed under: importing

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How to change reg from UK to Irish?

Hi,

I recently bought a car from the UK, through an auction and obviously the car reg isn't Irish, it's British; where do I start in changing the whole process of the reg?

Arunas Daniel (Cavan)

Oct 2020 Filed under: importing

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Looking for NOx figure for 1993 Mercedes...

Hi,

I am thinking of importing a 1993 Mercedes 250D diesel into Ireland and am trying to find the NOx charge as there is no figure on the log book. How do I work out this charge please before I import to see if it's worth my while?

Can you help please?

David McGrane (Cork)

Jul 2020 Filed under: importing

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How to work out VRT of non-listed car?

What if the specific car is not shown on the VRT calculator? For example 2019 Peugeot 508 1.6 petrol automatic GT-Line. There is no 1.6 petrol shown. I don't want to import the car without knowing the price to pay.

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Ian Delaney (Naas)

Sep 2020 Filed under: importing

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Can I import a Nissan Leaf from Japan?

How about importing a Nissan Leaf from Japan?

Patrick Murphy (MILLSTREET Co Cork )

Sep 2020 Filed under: importing

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Thinking of getting a newer Hyundai Tucson...

Hi all,

I’m a big fan of the Tucson and have a 161 model. With the third edition coming out for 211, I would love to get a 201 Premium with the panoramic sunroof etc. Will the arrival of the new model lead to much of a drop in the premium 201 model used price?

Also, it seems they’re plentiful in the UK. How can I best trade in my 161 against a UK Tucson Premium and is it worth the hassle to look to the UK at all?

Thanks!

Richie Daly (Waterford)

Sep 2020 Filed under: importing

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Is the Citroen Ami taxable on Irish roads?

Is the Citroen Ami taxable on Irish roads?

Sean Coyne (Killarney)

Aug 2020 Filed under: importing

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