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Tax costs to convert a Transporter?

Hi,

I want to add three seats to a VW Transporter. So convert it to a six-seat vehicle instead of a three-seat vehicle. Any ideas what costs would be involved in this, other than the actual cost of conversion? I.e. changing seat number on logbook etc?

Eoin Byrne (Tinahely )

Aug 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I tax and insure a Caddy van privately?

Hi, help needed: I bought a Caddy van for carrying the dog and bicycles. Could not get private insurance so had to get commercial instead. My problem is I cannot tax it as a commercial vehicle as I have no VAT number. Question: can I tax it as a private vehicle at €514?

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A

Adrian Culligan (Fermoy)

Jul 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Looking for a small SUV for my business...

Hi there,

I was thinking of buying a commercial vehicle for work. I am a physiotherapist and do a lot of work outside my clinic premises (football games, home visits, nursing home etc). Are there any commercial vehicles that I could consider? I am not sure I want a pickup, but more a commercial SUV type.

Thanks in advance

Ruth Allen

Jul 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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What makes a vehicle a commercial?

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?

Owen Doyle (Dublin)

Jun 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Do I have to alter an LCV to go private?

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?

Many thanks

Richard Spicer (Bray)

Jun 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I import a Land Cruiser as commercial?

Hi there,

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

Ken

Ken O'Sullivan (Lahinch)

Jun 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Looking for a three-seat LR Defender...

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?

John Keogh (Cork)

Jun 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can landlords use commercial vehicles?

Does a landlord qualify for buying a commercial vehicle?

Mark Moran (Dublin)

Mar 2019 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I change a van to private motor tax?

Hi,

I am buying a small 1.3-litre van that has been commercial taxed; can I change this to private tax?

Thanks

Alan

Alan Nolan (Waterford )

Nov 2019 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can a teacher buy a pick-up for private use?

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?

Robert Thompson

Apr 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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