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Motor tax with 227g/km emissions?

My car has 227g/km CO2 emissions; what motor tax should I be paying?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Gerry Byrne (Dundalk) - Thu, 04 Feb 2021 17:39

Having difficulty insuring a commercial Yeti...

Hi guys,

I was really interested to read your article on taxing and insuring commercial vehicles for private use. I drive a commercial Skoda Yeti (2.0-litre 4x4) that is registered commercially, but which I have taxed and insured privately. I have no VAT number so commercial tax and insurance is out of the question. Adding to this, I can only find one insurer to give me a policy. I was wondering if it's possible to re-register the car as a private vehicle that just happens to have no back seats. This was flagged as the reason insurers won't look at me (my driving history is squeaky clean). Any suggestions here would be great. I love the car and got a great price on it so I really dont want to sell it.

Filed under insurance - Asked by Conor Behan (Thomastown) - Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:33

What costs to import a Hilux from the North?

If I import a used 2017 Hilux from Northern Ireland, what additional costs do I have? I want to insure and tax as private as my business doesn’t have a VAT number. Cost of Hilux without VAT is £20,000 approx.

Filed under importing - Asked by Damien Byrne - Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:29

VRT on motorbikes for 2021 on?

How does VRT work for importing second hand motorbikes from the UK in 2021? Can't find information anywhere.

Thanks, Daniel

Filed under importing - Asked by Daniel B (Dublin) - Sat, 30 Jan 2021 18:46

Can you calculate this Peugeot's VRT?

Any chance I could ask you to calculate the VRT on the car below for me please? The car is a 2018 Peugeot 3008 1.6 diesel with 30,000 miles on the clock and is listed at £15,000, or about €18,000. I tried to calculate it and the VRT was coming out at nearly €10,000.



Filed under VRT - Asked by John McSweeney (Kinsale Road Commercial Park) - Mon, 11 Jan 2021 19:37

Which BMW 520d to go for?

Which would your pick be, a 2017 BMW 520d M Sport Saloon or a mid-2018 520d SE EfficientDynamics Saloon?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Ben Taplin (Dublin) - Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:48

Motor tax on a private 2020 Hilux?

I'm considering buying a 2020 Land Cruiser commercial (currently €333 tax annually). It's the LWB GX Commercial Auto model. It's really for transporting two large dogs. The question I have is, as a PAYE worker, how much am I gonna get landed with for motor tax each year?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Kieran Kelly (Ballyshannon) - Mon, 18 Jan 2021 02:45

Were foldable mirrors standard on the Tucson?

Does the 2019 Hyundai Tucson Comfort not come with foldable mirrors as standard?

Filed under optional extras - Asked by Pamela Foley (Dublin) - Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:20

Can I insure and tax a van privately in Ireland?

Can I insure and tax a van privately in Ireland?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Ann Byrnes (Ireland) - Fri, 29 Jan 2021 19:21

Is this Qashqai mileage an issue?

I'm looking at a 2011 1.5 Nissan Qashqai. It has 200k miles on the clock and has had the clutch, flywheel and timing belt done recently enough. I know the mileage is very high, but what would you advise?

Filed under mileage - Asked by Jess Crean (Limerick ) - Sat, 23 Jan 2021 13:18