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Can I tax an SUV private, but insure it as LCV?

Is it possible to tax an SUV privately, whilst insured commercially? To use privately with kids etc outside of work hours?

Alan O Brien (Dublin)

Jan 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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I want to use a Mitsubishi L200 privately...

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)?

Michael Jones (Co. Dublin )

Jan 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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How to change LCV Kuga back to private use?

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?

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Ken Finn (Laois)

Jan 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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VAT or VRT on N1 to M1 conversion?

I want to purchase a commercial SUV, but I will have to convert the vehicle from an N1 to an M1 category as it will be insured and taxed privately. Am I liable for any VAT or VRT?

Paul Devine (Maynooth)

Jan 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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BIK on a Volkswagen Amarok?

BIK rates for VW Amorak?

CJ Murphy (Wexford)

Jan 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can I privately tax a Ford Transit Connect?

I've bought an 04 Ford Transit Connect T200 for private use only. Can I get private insurance and tax? If so how much will it cost?

Paul O Brien (Slane )

Feb 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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How much to tax a Navara for private use?

I have a 2015 Nissan Navara 2.5 crew cab I brought over from England. I’ll probably tax it for private use. Any idea how much that will cost? The tax guide lines are a little confusing as there is many exceptions, so if you can help me figure this out I’d appreciate it.

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Tony

Anthony McDermott (Letterkenny Co.Donegal)

Feb 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Can a retired person buy a van for social use?

Can I buy a Citroen Berlingo and use it for social purposes only? I'm retired and just want it to carry my terriers to the park rather than wreck the car with hairs!

Donie Cummins (Co Wexford)

Mar 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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What can I expense of my hired van?

Hi,

I am a VAT-registered sole trader courier and am thinking of hiring a van as opposed to buying one. The rental payments through Northgate will be €715.00 per month plus VAT over three years at which time I give the van back, walk away or take another van. In addition to claiming back the VAT on the monthly hire cost, can I set the remaining hire cost against my profits as a deductible expense before working out my personal tax (income tax, USC, PRSI, etc) liabilities? I assume I cannot charge depreciation to the business or avail of any capital allowances as I do not own the van?

JOHN MCCOURT (Cavan)

Feb 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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Which category is the Transporter crewcab?

I am considering importing a 2017/18/19 Volkswagen Transporter crewcab van for personal use. How do I know which category it would fall into for VRT? Is a crewcab van still classed as a van and in Category C or due to five seats is it classed Category A?

Peter Cody (Enfield )

Feb 2020 Filed under: commercial vehicle

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