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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

Can I tax a vehicle on the road for just 3 months?

Can you tax a Jaguar for three months of the year and SORN for the other nine months in Ireland?


Filed under taxation - Asked by John O'Brien - Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:46

Looking for a small SUV for my business...

Hi there,

I was thinking of buying a commercial vehicle for work. I am a physiotherapist and do a lot of work outside my clinic premises (football games, home visits, nursing home etc). Are there any commercial vehicles that I could consider? I am not sure I want a pickup, but more a commercial SUV type.

Thanks in advance

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Ruth Allen - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:30

Not VAT-registered: can I still get a van?


I am driving a Volkswagen Polo at the moment, but I'm going to sell it as I am a carpenter, but get a lot of jobs on the side as well so I need a small van for tools and stuff. I am not VAT-registered so do I need a VAT number or can I just tax it anyway without it?

Thank you

Andrew Cahill, Clonmel, Tipperary

Filed under taxation - Asked by Andrew Cahill (Clonmel) - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:22

NOx rating for 2017 VW Golf 1.6 TDI?

How do I find the NOx rating for a 2017 1.6 TDI Volkswagen Golf 110?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Brian Guerin (Castlebar) - Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:52

Taxes on importing my older Pathfinder?

I am moving to Ireland, so how much VRT and emissions tax is due on a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder Aventura? I've had it for nine years.

Regards Joe Barrett

Filed under importing - Asked by Joe Barrett (Birmingham) - Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:22

Can I import a car from UK in other name?

Hi, my girlfiend has been working in Ireland fior nine months, but has a UK home address; could I import a car in her name to avoid paying VRT?

Filed under importing - Asked by Pat Murphy (CORK) - Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:16

Motor tax on Nissan's electric van?

How much is motor tax on an all-electric E-NV200 Nissan commercial van in Ireland?

Filed under taxation - Asked by Dan Kenny (Blessington) - Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:05