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My MG was registered on 14 April 1976, will it be tax exempt now with the rolling 40 year plan? My post office said no.
On 13 June 2016 I taxed a car for one year using my debit card on DVLA's website. The payment went through my bank account quite correctly (£130 for a 2004 Renault Clio 1200cc). On 5 November I received...
I get a company car with my job and need a little advice. I fall into the 40% tax bracket and the company will only pay company mileage at recommended rates.I need a large car for my family and would also...
I am looking to buy a new Audi Q5 with a petrol engine. I'd like to get the new model, but am worried that it will fall into the new, more expensive road tax system. Should I buy the older version, or...
I have bought 2009 Peugeot Bipper diesel van from the estate of a deceased farmer.I have insured it for Private use and the road tax quoted at the Post Office is £230. However, when I Google the van it...
For the £40k threshold for additional tax on new cars in 2017, is the list price used or the price paid? I am considering a car with a list price over £40k but which I would expect to be able to buy for...
Could you tell me if the new premium rate car tax in 2017 [above £40,000] is basic list price or the cost with added extras?
I am buying a used car and will need to tax it to drive home. Will the online taxing system work if I have only notified my insurer by phone a few minutes before that I have changed my vehicle? Surely...
I have an MX5, - date of first registration in the UK 2005, and I need to tax and insure it for the shortest possible time in order to get it checked over before sale and to allow potential buyers to test...
I sold a car to a friend of mine at the end of August. The road tax was being paid monthly by direct debit. Money was collected on the 1st October even though I had received a note from the DVLA saying...
 

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