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Can a company claim back VAT on a five-seat SUV?
Deirdre , Galway
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Deirdre Dunne (Galway) - Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:54
Just wondering. I'm looking at buying the Ford Ranger Raptor through the company. Commercial vehicle, registered to the company etc. Insurance through company fleet policy. Can I avail of five per cent VRT for pickup truck simelar to that of van BIK and am I ok to carry passengers when using it for personal use? I'm thinking yes, could you have the answer as I'm not sure.
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Trevor Ecock (Dublin) - Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:54
For a van with (J) N1 (J.1) C (J.5) 2359 (V.7) 217: this vehicle is currently taxed at commercial rate. If the number of seats were increased from three to include two more in the back, what are the VRT implications and tax class implications in relation to cost for this conversion? The vehicle has been imported.
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Phil McKeown (ARMAGH) - Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:34
Hi, I recently spoke with the owner of a second hand BMW X5 and he has commercialised the car by taking out the middle safety belt for the second row. This basically turns it into a four-seater and apparently a commercial, like the Ford Kuga. My question is: is this legal and ok with Revenue, Customs etc? And if so is it possible to do the same with a brand new Range Rover Sport?
Thank you. Martin
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Martin O’Meara (Schull) - Sun, 01 Dec 2019 08:30
I am looking for an option here. I am soon to change job. The options will be a company car or a car allowance. I would like to think I would be better off with the allowance as this will be a gross amount added to my wages and then taxed instead of a net amount taken directly from my wages. Probably the same amount but in reverse, but with the allowance I won't be down per month. I am wondering how possible it is to tax some commercial vehicles (the ones with back seats) as private vehicles. Is this allowed? Is there any law against this? Obviously this will increase the road tax on them anyway, but it will give me more options as am just considering these as an option.
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Brian Murphy (Cork) - Mon, 02 Dec 2019 16:22
I am looking into purchasing a vehicle for transporting horses (have the EB licence) and would like to know more about taxes for suitable vehicles for private use. If I were to purchase a Toyota Hilux, what tax bracket does it come under? If I were to look at a horse lorry (would have to get the licence) what tax do they come under if it's for private use vs commercial? Would be looking at a small lorry up to 7.5 tonne (max including load). Also, do you have an idea of rough costs of insurance for these vehicles?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Clare Gallagher - Sun, 24 Nov 2019 15:07
I have a registered business in Ireland. It is a dental practice. But I am not VAT-registered as we do not charge VAT on services. Can I still buy a commercial vehicle and register it through the business and tax it on a commercial basis? I understand that I would have to pay the VAT on the vehicle, but the savings in the motor tax would greatly beneficial.
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Shane Curran (Westport ) - Tue, 27 Aug 2019 22:54
I am looking to get a van. I wish to use it for commercial purposes as I am a fitness instructor and need to transport gear around. Also for personal use. It seems that I can ONLY use the van for commercial purposes and am denied insurance if it is for personal use as well. It seems unnecessary, and is an unfeasible cost, getting a car for personal use and the van for work. I cannot fit the work gear in a car, hence the need for a van. Any advice would be great!
Thanks a mill!
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Aime Perkins - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:06
I’ve just bought a van it’s described as a goods vehicle on my registration document. I’m taxing it for private use as I’m not farming anymore. Do I need to get goods changed to private on the registration document? And how much will DOE test cost and will it be still tested in centre for vans?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Bridie Kenny ( Galway) - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:48
I want to buy a 3.0-litre Toyota Hilux or Mitsubishi L200 vehicle, for the purpose of transporting horse and ponies by horsebox. I have a herd number as I am the owner of several equines and have my premises registered. Can I buy the above models, as commercial vehicles, but get private motor tax and insurance on them, as I do not have a business or trade and am using the vehicle for recreational use? I can't seem to get any answers or details from tax office.
Jane, Co. Galway
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Jacinta MCarthy (Galway) - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:47