Archive for August, 2008

VRT on imports inflated – definitely RIP-OFF

August 31st, 2008
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IMPORTERS OF second-hand cars to the Republic are missing out on millions of euro each year in vehicle registration tax (VRT) reductions, figures obtained from the Revenue Commissioners have revealed. Reductions in VRT are available to those who successfully appeal the level of VRT calculated by the Revenue Commissioners, which are based on what the […]


M50 barrier-free toll is operational

August 30th, 2008
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Barrier free tolling on the M50 motorway in Dublin has become operational after the highly anticipated system was activated just after midnight.Motorists can no longer pay at the toll plaza for using the section of road between Junctions 6 and 7. Vehicles will instead pass full speed under a gantry, which will collect their tolls […]


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Good News For Car Sales – July 2008

August 27th, 2008
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The number of new cars licensed in July was up by almost 3% on the same month last year, official figures show. This was the first rise since January, though it had been expected as it was thought many buyers were waiting for the introduction of the new car tax system on 1 July. The […]


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