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What makes a vehicle "commercial"? Is it the type of vehicle or the individual owner's use of it? For example, if I buy a car-van simply because the large boot suits me, but the previous owner used it commercially and taxed, insured and tested it accordingly, what do I have to do to ensure it's considered a private vehicle when I buy it (taxed and insured that way, subject to NCT instead of CRW)? Is there any VAT issue with a private buyer purchasing a used commercially vehicle?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Owen Doyle (Dublin) - Mon, 15 Jun 2020 03:52
Are there any physical changes i.e. replacing missing seats for say NCT purposes in order to switch from crew cab to private? I presume the commercial tax test is the same as NCT?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Richard Spicer (Bray) - Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:48
Wondering if you can clarify something for me about importing a Toyota Land Cruiser from the UK for commercial use in Ireland. Does the vehicle need to have been commercially registered in the UK, which I think is N1, before it can be imported and taxed as commercial in Ireland? I've tried searching for commercial vehicles in the UK but there are only a handful of vehicles listed whereas there are thousands of the same model vehicle (Toyota Land Cruiser) listed as having been privately registered.
Many thanks in advance
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Ken O'Sullivan (Lahinch) - Thu, 11 Jun 2020 12:27
I am looking to buy a three-seat Land Rover Defender. I work abroad for a foreign company so I'm wondering if I would be able to apply for Commercial Road Tax?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by John Keogh (Cork) - Sat, 20 Jun 2020 20:22
Does a landlord qualify for buying a commercial vehicle?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Mark Moran (Dublin) - Sun, 31 Mar 2019 09:29
I am buying a small 1.3-litre van that has been commercial taxed; can I change this to private tax?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Alan Nolan (Waterford ) - Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:53
I am a teacher and I do some part-time gardening during the summer. I am looking to buy an old pick-up to assist with this. Is it possible for me to do this?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Robert Thompson - Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:04
Is it possible to tax an SUV privately, whilst insured commercially? To use privately with kids etc outside of work hours?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Alan O Brien (Dublin) - Mon, 06 Jan 2020 18:44
Wanting to buy a Mitsubishi L200 for private use.
1: Do I have to insure it commercially or private?
2: Can I tax it privately or does it have to be taxed commercialy (needing proof of business etc)?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Michael Jones (Co. Dublin ) - Tue, 07 Jan 2020 10:07
What is involved in changing a crew cab Kuga back to a privately taxed vehicle? What do you need to do to enable a private insurance policy to apply?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Ken Finn (Laois) - Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:03