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What is the motor tax for my car, a 2012 Nissan Qashqai petrol?
Filed under taxation - Asked by Michael Richards (Fetcham Leatherhead) - Wed, 17 Feb 2021 12:15
If I move to live in Ireland from England is it a good idea to bring my car with me or should I buy over there?
Filed under importing - Asked by Russell Drake (Bolton ) - Wed, 17 Feb 2021 23:24
I’m wondering why wheelchair accessible vans are so costly to tax.
Filed under wheelchair - Asked by Peter Toland (Kilmacrennan Donegal ) - Thu, 18 Feb 2021 21:02
I am considering importing a 2007 camper from Germany. It is rated '3 yellow sticker'; I presume that is for emissions. Should I pay to have it upgraded to '4 green sticker'? Would this have much of an effect on the extra charges added to the VRT?
Filed under importing - Asked by Maria Murphy (Clonmel ) - Fri, 19 Feb 2021 23:15
I might be VRTing a currently UK-registered Japanese import, from 1991. The V5 does not state a date of first registration. Instead it says date it entered UK. I don't think this is a huge issue, but when estimating VRT on Revenue's site, it gives June 1991 as first date of registration, meaning it would not qualify for vintage VRT. But the certificate of cancellation of registraion from Japan states it to be March 1991, meaning it can be cheap VRT in two weeks. My question is, if Revenue has June on file can I produce cert of export to dispute it?
Filed under VRT - Asked by Daragh Walsh (Mullingar ) - Fri, 19 Feb 2021 23:38
We brought our car over in December 2020; it's a BMW 1 Series diesel and Ireland is our main residence now; are we exempt from charges?
Filed under importing - Asked by Margaret Allen (Galway) - Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:14
I am thinking of importing a motorhome from the UK, but I am finding it quite difficult to ascertain the final landed price. Can you help?
Filed under importing - Asked by Anthony O'Connor (NAVAN) - Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:59
I moved from UK to Ireland end of 2019 and brought my car while I was still paying car finance in UK. I didn't register my car yet but would like to do that now but struggling to do it as there is much information on the internet. I understand that if I was the owner of the car, there are some exemptions from some payments. What do you think?
Filed under importing - Asked by Marcin Bubik (Mallow) - Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:56
I am looking to buy a 2016 VW Golf 1.6 Match Edition TDI. The car is imported from Northern Ireland. When I use the VRT calculator it gives me a VRT rate of almost €8,000. Does this mean that I have to pay €8,000 on top of the €13,000 I’m already spending on the car?
Filed under VRT - Asked by Tony McBrien (Dublin 8) - Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:28
How much would a 171 Ford Transit Connect cost to insure privately?
Filed under insurance - Asked by Maire Twiss (Milltown ) - Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:57