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Motor Tax

# motor-tax - Monday 4 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to close motor tax offices to deal with licence backlog Motor Tax

Dublin City Council to close motor tax offices to deal with licence backlog

The offices in Ballymun, Clondalkin and Smithfield will close for a week.

# motor-tax - Friday 27 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Friday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Friday

Get up to speed on the scrums at Ireland’s tax offices today, the renewed strike threat by doctors and the landmark report on climate change…

From TheJournal.ie Tax offices inundated with motorists ahead of ‘off road’ deadline Motor Tax

Tax offices inundated with motorists ahead of ‘off road’ deadline

Minister Phil Hogan has told vehicle owners that once the stamp of their application is prior to 30 September, they will be deemed compliant.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday The 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

New rules cause delays at motor tax offices, Global Warming is real and Gardaí continue search for Margaret Mangan.

# motor-tax - Friday 3 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Why this garda bike with an out-of-date tax disc is not breaking the law Motor Tax

Why this garda bike with an out-of-date tax disc is not breaking the law

Turns out garda vehicles are exempt from motor tax…

# motor-tax - Friday 5 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should motor tax be scrapped and included in the cost of fuel? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should motor tax be scrapped and included in the cost of fuel?

New changes to the arrears system once again raise the question of whether tax should instead be included in fuel.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers will have to declare cars as ‘off road’ before tax runs out Motor Tax

Drivers will have to declare cars as ‘off road’ before tax runs out

A change to the motor tax laws, confirmed yesterday, will end a system which could allow some drivers to escape motor tax.

# motor-tax - Monday 4 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 60 per cent of people struggling to keep their car on the road Driving

60 per cent of people struggling to keep their car on the road

Several people in a new survey said their financial situation had become so tight that they had to leave their car off the road for weeks or even months.

# motor-tax - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: what measures kick in today Budget 2013

Budget 2013: what measures kick in today

Child benefit cuts, respite carer grant cuts and motor tax increases.

# motor-tax - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Fidelma Healy Eames fined €1,850 for driving without tax Motor Tax

Fidelma Healy Eames fined €1,850 for driving without tax

The Fine Gael Senator was not in Galway District Court this morning as she is debating the Social Welfare Bill in The Seanad.

# motor-tax - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s the morning after the €3.5 billion day before… so let’s bring you up to speed. Good morning!

# motor-tax - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: Motor tax costs rise by up to 25 per cent Motor Tax

Budget 2013: Motor tax costs rise by up to 25 per cent

Triskaidekaphobia wins: from next year there’ll be two batches of registration plates. Say hello to ’131′ and ’132′.

# motor-tax - Sunday 21 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: Noonan pledges no increase in income tax rates, bands Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Noonan pledges no increase in income tax rates, bands

Michael Noonan says the commitments in the programme for government – not to raise rates or bands – still apply.

# motor-tax - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here’s what to expect Dáil Éireann

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here’s what to expect

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

# motor-tax - Monday 2 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: The speculation so far Budget 2013

Budget 2013: The speculation so far

Lots of speculation but no firm indication of what lies ahead this December. We round up what measures have been in the news and speculated on so far.

# motor-tax - Friday 15 June, 2012

11 things to know about the IMF’s latest Irish review

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

IMF approves €1.4bn loan – but has doubts about Ireland’s return to markets

The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…

# motor-tax - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Motor tax reform will require drivers to prove cars are off the road in advance Motor Tax

Motor tax reform will require drivers to prove cars are off the road in advance

A new system cleared by the cabinet yesterday mean drivers will need to provide documentary proof that their cars were not used.

# motor-tax - Friday 4 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Report says moving motor tax services to Post Office will save €60m Post Office

Report says moving motor tax services to Post Office will save €60m

An independent report has analysed the savings to the Exchequer is a number of services were transferred to the post office network.

# motor-tax - Monday 5 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s big stories, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Payment plan option for motor tax not being considered Motor Tax

Payment plan option for motor tax not being considered

Minister Phil Hogan has ruled out the introduction of a monthly instalment payment option.

# motor-tax - Friday 27 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cheaper cars may be on the way to Ireland after ECJ ruling Motoring

Cheaper cars may be on the way to Ireland after ECJ ruling

The European Commission has formally told Ireland to change its motor tax rules for vehicles which are less than 3 months old.

# motor-tax - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax Motor Tax This post contains a poll

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax

A Fine Gael TD has called on the government to look into eliminating motor tax, and replacing it with extra levies on fuel.

# motor-tax - Monday 9 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent Motoring

NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent

From 1 February, it will now cost you €55 to have your car deemed road-worthy (or not).

# motor-tax - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Infographic of the day: Budget 2012 Budget 2012

Infographic of the day: Budget 2012

The VAT increase, the Household Charge, cigarettes and alcohol – get all of the main points of Budget 2012 in two rather nifty infographics.

Slideshow: Today’s Budget 2012 front pages Budget 2012 This post contains images

Slideshow: Today’s Budget 2012 front pages

From boosting the property market to fuel tax and VAT increases, check out what the front pages have to say about the Budget this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2012: What’s already come into effect? Budget 2012

Budget 2012: What’s already come into effect?

We have a quick look at the measures approved by the Dáil last night, and check which ones have come into effect already.

# motor-tax - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Readers’ Panel: Separated mother-of-four Budget 2012

Readers’ Panel: Separated mother-of-four

Budget 2012 has seen cuts to child benefit for third and fourth children, changes to motor tax, and changes to the Universal Social Charge.

Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases ‘will affect almost all households and businesses’

AA Roadwatch warns that fuel tax increases are going to take a toll on both business and families, particularly in rural areas.

# motor-tax - Sunday 4 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Readers’ Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget? Budget 2012

Readers’ Panel: What are you expecting from the Budget?

We spoke to a wide range of TheJournal.ie readers about their hopes and fears for this week’s Budget. Here’s what they had to say.

# motor-tax - Monday 28 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed….

Poll: Will motor tax hikes make you change/get rid of your car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will motor tax hikes make you change/get rid of your car?

With a motor tax increase promised for a wide swathe of vehicle owners in the upcoming Budget 2012, how would that affect all you drivers out there?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know by 9am: More details on Budget 2012 pain, Archbishop denies media “anti-Catholic bias”, good news from BoI, and the end of Janet’s X Factor odyssey

From TheJournal.ie Motor tax will rise in Budget, minister confirms Motor Tax

Motor tax will rise in Budget, minister confirms

Minister Phil Hogan said increasing indirect taxes rather than income tax would give consumers “some choices” in their spending.

# motor-tax - Sunday 27 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know on this Sunday morning…

# motor-tax - Thursday 13 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie ‘Pay as you drive’ system should replace motor tax, says TD Motor Tax This post contains a poll

‘Pay as you drive’ system should replace motor tax, says TD

Eamonn Maloney said an extra fuel surcharge would allow the government to axe the current vehicle tax altogether.