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Can I tax a Ford Connect privately?

I have just bought a Ford Connect. I am a PAYE electrician. Can I tax the van privately or commercially and have my wife as a second driver?

Seamus Ó Sullivan (Killarney)

Dec 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I privately tax and insure a VW Amarok?

Can I tax and insure a Volkswagen Amarok privately?

George Howard (Dublin)

Nov 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Any extra tax costs to convert to a crew cab?

If I wanted to convert a Ford Custom commerical van to a crew cab for private use, will I have to pay on top of the conversion cost and tax off the engine?

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Joe Murphy

Oct 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Are commercial vehicle rules being broken here?

Hi,

I have a commercial vehicle, a Land Rover Discovery Commercial; I have it both taxed and insured in the name of a limited company. All sounds good to me. I have a friend who started up a new limited company and transferred his Toyota Land Cruiser Commercial into the company. He has not changed the tax or insurance and both are in his own name. So in effect the Toyota is in the company from an accounts view but in reality it is still owned and insured by the individual. Is this legal and how are you from an insurance point of view?

A second question is in relation to the commercial SUVs, I know of an individual that has the SUV in the company and taxed as commercial in the company for €333, but the insurance has remained private. Is this correct?

Thanks,

Richard in Waterford

Richard Tobin (Waterford)

May 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I tax my Ford Connect privately?

Can I tax my Ford Connect privately? It's the 1.5.

Ann Rhatigan (Glenconnor)

Sep 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I privately tax and insure this Transit?

Taxing a five-seat M-Sport Transit for private use. What will it cost and will insurers cover it?

Paul Barrett (Kerry )

Sep 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Thinking of importing a pick-up...

Hi,

I'm looking to buy a 2016 Mitsubishi L200 2.4 Barbarian in the North. I'm an electrician working for one person so it's just both of us. I haven't asked him yet but is it possible that if I buy it could I use his VAT number to reclaim the VAT paid? Also when I do bring it through, will I be able to put it down for commercial tax without being registered for VAT myself? I have only had standard car insurance previously, no van.

Alan Hodgers (Castlebellingham)

Aug 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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I want to buy a van for personal use...

I want to buy a 2.0-litre van (commercial), but I'm not able to pay €333. And I don't want this. Two questions:

1 - Will I pay €710 (private car standard) no matter which year the vanwas made?

2 - Can I change, if I buy, to NCT test centre from CVRT, even if the car is a van? Are there some procedures/forms for this or what?

Thank you!

Gelu Rusu (Malin Head)

Aug 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I, as a private driver, buy a crew cab?

Recently returned home from Australia, looking at buying second hand Land Rover Discovery or Range Rover. I’m confused with the commercial crew cab idea. If I buy a crew cab as a private driver, no small business or VAT number, can I drive it and get it taxed commercially or am I going to make trouble for myself?

Cheers

Paul

Paul Lynch (Nenagh)

Sep 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I convert a Hilux to private use?

Is it possible to convert a commercial vehicle, category N1,  to a private vehicle category M1? Example: Toyota Hilux - if this has a vehicle category of commercial listed on the logbook then you need a category C driving licence, but if this can be registered as a private car and have private listed on the logbook then it can be driven on a category B driving licence.

Roger Gammon (Galway)

Aug 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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