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VRT to import this Vauxhall Corsa?

Please open this link and you will see a Corsa.  The seller is ready to sell that car for €1,500; what will be VRT on that in Ireland?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Muhammad Bilal (Cappoquin County Waterford) - Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:11


How much is an imported Alpine A110 worth?

I have a VRT query on a 2018 Alpine A110 (just one year old to the day) with emissions of 138g/km and a list price in UK new of £51,080. It's not on the list of models on Revenue's web site; just looking for general guidence on what Revenue would describe the OMSP as?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Kevin Rooney (Dublin 4) - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:21


VRT on MPV converted to camper?

Hi,

I'm thinking of buying a 15-year-old second hand MPV with a wheelchair ramp for converting to a camper. It is J1 "A" VRT vehicle category and M1 EU classification. Will there be VRT payable on the conversion or is it ok if already classified as J1"A"?

Thanks for any advice you can give

Kay

Filed under VRT - Asked by Kay Mitchels (Cork) - Sat, 29 Jun 2019 13:38


Help me out with some import answers...

Hi,

I'm currently living in London. I've bought a passenger vehicle to beat the VRT when I return to Ireland. It's registered to me, but the wife will be taking it when we get back to Ireland. I plan to buy a Land Rover Discovery Commercial. Will I get away with €200 VRT (as it's an N1 category vehicle) when I return and re-register it, as I plan to use it as a private van? I don't really need the space but could do with a 4x4 for helping out on the farm at home, hence why I'm thinking a commercial would be cheaper.

Thanks a million.

#ConfusedPaddy

Filed under VRT - Asked by Rob Hoban (London) - Fri, 03 May 2019 19:20


How much VRT on an imported VW T-Roc?

Hi there,

I am looking to buy a VW T Roc in the UK for £20,000. It is registered in 2019 so wouldn’t have to pay VAT in the UK or here, but wondering what I would have to pay in VRT? It is 1.6 TDI.

Thanks.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Richard O H (Kk) - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:43


VRT on a 2004 Bentley GT?

Hi, I am looking at a Bentley GT 2004 circa £20 stg. Possible VRT?

K

Filed under VRT - Asked by K Walsh (Limerick) - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:41


How much VRT on a new Hyundai Kona?

Hi,

We want to buy a new Hyundai Kona, the fully electric version, in Northern Ireland and import it then to the Republic of Ireland. We would buy through the company of my boyfriend to benefit from BIK reductions. I read that we could get a maximum of €5,000 of VRT relief when registered before 31 December 2021. The VRT calculator on Revenue's homepage is unfortunately not working for electric cars. Can you give an indication on how much VRT we would roughly need to pay?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Felicitas Schmelz (Cork City) - Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:44


VRT and tax implications for imported Kombi?

Hi,

I am a teacher as well as part-time farmer. I am looking at changing my car and buying a Volkswagen Transporter Kombi to access outfarm, feedstuff etc. I am looking at sourcing in the UK, but not sure of VRT and then taxing the van. It would be used for farm as we have another family car. The van would be 2016 approx €25,000 euro. Can you advise to VRT rates and tax implications?

Filed under VRT - Asked by James McLoughlin (Sligo) - Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:54


How much VRT on this VW Transporter?

How much would it cost to clear a 2014 Volkswagen Transporter Kombi with 180hp, 65000 miles and a DSG transmission?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Darren Reynolds (Ballymote) - Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:41


Explain how VRT works on extras...

Can you explain how VRT is calculated on optional extras on an imported car? I understand there is a sliding scale depending on age of car. For example what is the additional VRT on a 2017 BMW 520 with €10,000 extras?

Filed under VRT - Asked by William Neale (Dublin) - Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:50


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