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How much is the tax on a 2010 Ford Mondeo 2.0-litre automatic?
Filed under taxation - Asked by David Bevan (Bruff Co Limerick) - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:39
I am looking at importing a BMW 4 Series from the UK, March 2018 with 100 miles on the clock. I am trying to work out the tax implications. Can you let me know if my assumptions below are correct?
Purchase price in UK £23,000 = €26,200
VAT Qualifying @20% = €4,367
VRT = €7,069 (from VRT calculator)
Revenue OMSP = €37,206
Irish VAT = €37,206 X 23% = €8,557
Total import cost = €26,200+€7,069+€8,557 = €41,826
VAT refund from UK = €4,367
Total car cost = €37,459
Filed under importing - Asked by Tim Crowe (Doon) - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:17
I have to buy a van (Opel Vivaro). My question is, can I use that van privately? Is it possible to change a commercial van to a private van? If yes, how, please?
Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by KATARZYNA GAJOS (MIDLETON) - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:09
Does a 2016 Renault Zoe Dynamique Nav R90 have a 40kW battery or the old 23kW one?
Filed under electric cars - Asked by Alma Haughey (Dundalk) - Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:10
Hi, I'm considering changing my 2011 VW Passat 1.4 saloon to a 2012 VW Passat 1.4 Estate, as I need the space. The one I'm considering is a very well equipped Highline model, but it's a Japanese import. Is there anything in particular I should know about buying a used Japanese car?
Filed under importing - Asked by Brendan Cullen (Knocklyon) - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:58
Hi, I am looking at a Bentley GT 2004 circa £20 stg. Possible VRT?
Filed under VRT - Asked by K Walsh (Limerick) - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:41
Out of Hyundai ix35, Tucson, Kia Sportage or Qashqai, all 2015, which to go for? Drove ix35 today with impressive kit, heated seats, windscreen, dual-zone climate etc. Will be going to UK to buy as will save at least €2,000. Which would you choose considering two small kids and about 20,000km per year?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Gerry Coen (Galway) - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 16:03
Hybrid cars, like the ones that Toyota uses rather than plug-ins, have been around for quite some time now. Have you any information on the long term costs of owning a hybrid compared with petrol or diesel, eg, battery life span and replacement costs, longevity of electric motor, servicing costs, CVT transmission, etc?
Filed under hybrid - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:13
Hi, I have just set up a limited company. I would like to buy an electric company car as there is zero BIK on it. I don't have enough funds in the company to purchase outright. Is there a finance option deal whereby I can make payments monthly?
Filed under finance - Asked by Micheal Curran (Dublin) - Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:57
I have a 2008 BMW 320d Sport diesel saloon and I think that this should have been recalled due to a timing chain fault, but it hasn’t. Now I’ve been told that the timing chain is a bit loose. What should I do?
Filed under recall - Asked by Geraldine Power (Dublin) - Wed, 27 Feb 2019 18:20