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Motor industry seeks reduction in Vehicle Registration Tax

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January 2021 will see a new taxation system for new cars tested under WLTP (a new testing system), and The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says any increase in Vehicle Registration Tax would have dire consequences for the sector, which is already struggling in the context of both COVID-19 and Brexit.

Time for Government to overhaul Vehicle Registration Tax system

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on finance, Michael McGrath, called on the Government to overhaul the Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) system in light of the introduction of the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).

Car tax on Road to Nowhere

The Irish government has a problem. It is a problem that the AA can be very relaxed about because it is something our members are likely to cheer. Vehicle Registration Tax takings have collapsed. This monstrous tax on car owners has always been deeply unpopular and lots of people will be glad to hear that motorists are paying far less of it.

Car tax on Road to Nowhere

The Irish government has a problem. It is a problem that the AA can be very relaxed about because it is something our members are likely to cheer. Vehicle Registration Tax takings have collapsed. This monstrous tax on car owners has always been deeply unpopular and lots of people will be glad to hear that motorists are paying far less of it.

Budget effects on the motoring industry

As you will know by now, the scrappage scheme has been extended to cover the first six months of next year, Finance Minister, Brian Lenihan has announced, as part of his Budget speech in the Dail.

Car scrappage scheme extended in Budget

The extension of the scrappage scheme for the first six months of next year will be widely welcomed by the motor industry

Government accused of breaking EU law

The Government has been accused of breaking European law by applying vehicle registration tax to cars imported from Britain and Northern Ireland.

Government continues daylight robbery of motorists

Successive governments have been taxing motorists far too heavily. We've been charged crazy levels of Vehicle Registration Tax on all new and imported used cars. VRT is applied as a high percentage of the vehicle's cost price with blatant double taxation then applied by adding Value Added Tax on top of the VRT. That's right - our government in its haste to plunder motorists further, actually taxes its own tax. Half of the price you pay for a new car in Ireland is tax.

 

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