Irish car buyers double spend on UK imports

Imports of UK cars by Irish car dealers and garages surge by a third in first half of year Irish car buyers more than doubled their spend on importing vehicles from the UK during the first half of 2017 compared with the same period last year. According to data released by foreign exchange company Fexco Corporate […]

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Which brands do Irish car owners least consider buying?

123.ie survey of 4,000 motorists reveals the car brands Irish buyers love and hate… Audi is the most desirable car brand in Ireland, according to a survey of nearly 4,000 motorists. In contrast, Renault was selected as the brand they would least consider buying from a list of the top 10 sellers. The annual 123.ie […]

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Revealed: Ireland’s best-selling car so far in 2017.

HYUNDAI’s Tucson SUV is the best selling car in the country as new figures show sales overall fell last month while UK imports soared due to sterling’s weakness against the euro. Latest official Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) figures reveal that new-car registrations dipped by 1.7pc to 39,019 compared with January last year. […]

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Budget 2013 and what it means for the car owner

Budget Blues Neil Briscoe If you just look at the precise changes to motoring related taxes and charges made in Budget 2013, then you might be forgiven for thinking that we (and by we I mean those who sell, own and run cars) have partially dodged a bullet. The increases in Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) […]

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Taxing Issues

What changes to motor tax can we expect from December’s budget, asks NEIL BRISCOE WHILE THE Irish motor trade waits to see what changes will be made to the vehicle-registration-tax and motor-tax systems in December’s budget, a debate on the future of motor tax is emerging again. Former Green Party minister Eamon Ryan believes that […]

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The Guide to BIK

If you are considering a Company Car, then you need to consider the tax implication and the cost to you in Benefit in Kind. To understand BIK and how it works there is a good article on the Irish Taxation website click here to read

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