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Will Budget 2021 impact costs of importing?

Hi,

Will the new budget impact on importing a car from the UK, i.e. extra VRT and NOx charge?

Filed under importing - Asked by Thomas Rooney (Clane) - Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:52


How much will my 2021 RAV4 be to tax?

Hi,

I am expecting to take delivery of a new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid AWD in January 2021. Could you please tell me how much my annual road tax will be based on the new rates of tax announced in the Budget of Oct 13 2020, as I’m totally confused?

Many thanks

Larry

Filed under taxation - Asked by Larry Behan (Dublin) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 08:28


Should I register my imported Mercedes now?

Hi,

I have just bought a 2016 Mercedes-Benz V-Class V 250 d in the UK, which is due to arrive into the country this week. The CO2 is 166g/km and NOx is 0.063. What will I be paying to tax the car annually and on the basis there are new rules for registered cars in 2021 is there any sense in keeping the car in UK until January and registering in Ireland then?

I am a little confused now with the new regime!

Filed under importing - Asked by Brian Carroll (Dublin) - Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:24


Will Budget 2021 reduce Tesla Model 3 price?

Will the budget VRT reduce the price of the Model 3 Tesla?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Bill O Riordan (Cork) - Tue, 13 Oct 2020 19:15


Will it be cheaper to buy a VW Tiguan now?

We want to buy a new Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace as our family is growing in the New Year. Would it be cheaper to get one now or will we see much difference if we order one for January 2021?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Dorothy Humphreys (Athlone ) - Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:27


Will my 2008 Focus tax change in Jan 2021?

Hi,

I bought a new Ford Focus 1.4 petrol in February 2008. Will my motor tax increase in the new motor tax scheme?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Maeve Liston (Limerick ) - Tue, 13 Oct 2020 14:11


How to change reg from UK to Irish?

Hi,

I recently bought a car from the UK, through an auction and obviously the car reg isn't Irish, it's British; where do I start in changing the whole process of the reg?

Filed under importing - Asked by Arunas Daniel (Cavan) - Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:04


How much to tax a 2017 Outlander diesel?

How much to tax a 2017 diesel 2.2 Mitsubishi Outlander?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Gary Coughlan (Waterford) - Sun, 11 Oct 2020 21:28


Do I need to change my Ford Kuga's belt?

I have a 2016 Ford Kuga 2.0-litre diesel; does the timing belt need changing?

Filed under servicing - Asked by David Morgan (Blackwood) - Sun, 11 Oct 2020 15:35


My Fiesta's stop-start won't work...

Hiya,

I own a Mark 7 Fiesta that comes with the stop-start button. As I was driving, the light came up saying that the stop-start has been turned off, and I am unable to put it back on again. The light is on and will not turn off. I have read up on possible fixes and attempted most but nothing has helped. I did not have heating or AC running, or lights on. Neither was I doing anything out of the normal. Do you know anything else that may cause this?

Filed under fault - Asked by Ricky-Lee Morgan (Gloucestershire ) - Fri, 09 Oct 2020 18:23