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Did motor tax on commercial vechicals go up in the budget?
Filed under taxation - Asked by Con O Flynn (Cork) - Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:34
Purchased “new” tyres only to discover that they were actually manufactured in 2018 and have been told that this is perfectly legal. I wonder how many people realise this. Find this rather troubling to think that a product can sit for two years if not more and still be described as new when it has been stored for a period of time.
Surely there is deterioration in the product as a result of the passage of time?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Sarah Murray (Drogheda) - Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:25
What is the VRT rate for a 211 BMW X3 xLine xDrive20d? Let's say if I put in a factory order now and the car arrives in the middle of January, will I be charged under the new VRT rate?
Filed under VRT - Asked by John Z (Dublin) - Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:03
A car with 109g/km of CO2 emissions: what is that on the new system?
Dermot from Cork
Filed under taxation - Asked by Dermot Hedigan (Cork) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:23
Can you tell me, if the battery is low on a journey can it be charged by the engine?
Filed under electric cars - Asked by Jim Mctiernan (Sligo) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 19:46
What is the formula for calculating the CO2 emissions uplifted to WLTP levels?
Filed under taxation - Asked by John Mulcahy (Dublin) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:10
181 Nissan Micra 898cc: how much will road tax be?
Filed under taxation - Asked by Dympna McGurrinSmith (Sligo) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:30
Curious to know what the difference will be on BEV pricing under the new VRT rules compared with current pricing (which has €5,000 VRT rebate). Would be interesting to see old vs new pricing on a few e.g. Mazda MX-30, Peugeot e-208, Honda e, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3.
Thanks, Kieran Donnelly
Filed under electric cars - Asked by Kieran Donnelly (Cork) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:41
In July I imported a 2019-reg car and was exempt paying VRT on it due to transferring residence back to Ireland. If I sell the car within one year I must pay the VRT - is the VRT due calculated on a set 12 months or whatever period less 12 months (i.e. so in November say nine months VRT)?
Filed under VRT - Asked by Joe Freeley (Mayo) - Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:18
I was going to switch to an EV in the New Year. Should I now bring this forward? Was looking at an Opel Corsa-e. I get that the VRT will reduce from 14% to 7%, but this will be outweighed by the loss of the €5,000 VRT rebate? And what of the €5,000 SEAI grant? Will that still be in the equation in the New Year?
Many thanks for your guidance.
Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Paul Greenstreet (Clifden) - Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:40