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Can I tax and insure a Caddy van privately?

Hi, help needed: I bought a Caddy van for carrying the dog and bicycles. Could not get private insurance so had to get commercial instead. My problem is I cannot tax it as a commercial vehicle as I have no VAT number. Question: can I tax it as a private vehicle at €514?



Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Adrian Culligan (Fermoy) - Sun, 19 Jul 2020 18:53

Can I get orthopaedic seat in my Corolla?

Can I get orthopaedic seat fitted to my Toyota Corolla in Ireland?

Filed under seating - Asked by Seamus Hogan (Cork) - Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:29

Thoughts on 151 Nissan Qashqai?

I am thinking about buying a 2015 Nissan Qashqai 1.2-litre petrol with 50,000km on the clock. What do you think?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by JAMES LORCCAN (SHANNON) - Sat, 18 Jul 2020 16:48

Electric range of the BMW 330e?


Do you know what the zero emission mileage would be for a BMW 3 Series 330e M Sport four-door saloon petrol/electric automatic?

Many thanks if you can find this information

Filed under hybrid - Asked by Mark Porter (Nottingham) - Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:41

I need to tax a 151 Caddy privately...

Can I tax a 151 Volkswagen Caddy 1.6 75hp private? If so, how much? What do I need to tax this vehicle?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Kenneth Carnegie (Ballina) - Wed, 22 Jul 2020 17:22

Much VRT on imported Transit van?

Looking to import a Ford Transit Custom panel van with three seats; just wondering how much VRT has to be paid on it?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Martin Mc Cumiskey (Dundalk) - Wed, 22 Jul 2020 18:10

Can I drive my Volvo without tax and NCT?

I have a 1992 Volvo that I bought new; it has been in the garage for the last 10 years and I would like to put it back on the road. I had the local mechanic look at it and he said that if he drove it 30 miles down the road to take the surface rust off the discs it would probably pass an NCT.  However, I would like to take it to the garage and have the discs and pads changed along with the brake hoses. The question is, can I drive it to the garage without tax and NCT?

Best wishes, Chris Keohane

Filed under NCT - Asked by Christopher Keohane (Bantry Co Cork) - Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:56

Difference between motor tax and VRT?


Could you please help me understand the distinction between VRT and the annual 'motor tax' in the Republic of Ireland? I'm asking from the UK and I'm trying to understand the system.


Filed under taxation - Asked by Alina McGregor (Exeter) - Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:29

VRT on a new Land Cruiser Utility import?


Do you happen to know the VRT rate for a new Toyota Land Cruiser Utility two-door with two seats imported from the UK? I'm confused!


Filed under VRT - Asked by Leslie Barfoot (Magherafelt ) - Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:59

NOx value for a 2016 Fiat Panda diesel?


I'm having difficulty with the ROS VRT calculator on this car: 2016 Fiat Panda 1.3 MultiJet Diesel, with 60,000 miles on the clock. I haven't got any official figure for the NOx value and wondered if you could help with an indication of how much the cost would be?

Kind Regards


Filed under VRT - Asked by GERRY GALLAGHER - Thu, 02 Jul 2020 21:44