Road Fund License

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Khizzie, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. Khizzie

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    Love the monthly payments via direct debit. No more finding £230. In one hit. Now £20 per month love it. OK so you pay a little more ,but 25p per week extra, ? I can live with that..
     
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    Even better when you SORN it if not in use over the winter(y):)
     
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  3. movan

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    Just tried to Sorn mine as the renewal document came through, but it won't let me because it is already on Sorn? Is that normal?
     
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    When I sorned ours we had an email confirming the sorn and some words that I interpreted as that unlike previously we would not need to renew the sorn and the sorn would stay in place until it was taxed again.

    So as I understand it (and I may easily be mistaken) once a vehicle is sorned it stays that way until you say otherwise. :)
     
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    Thanks Puddle. You have just saved me a trip to the post office on Monday. :)
     
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    I have just done same.. Due at the end of December.
    Already been online and clicked the pay monthly box... £172 over 12 payments compared. to £165 in one hit.. All helps with the budgeting, especially when the insurance and hab check are due at same time...
     
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    If you elect to pay monthly do you get back the monthly payments when sorned or do you carry on paying the monthly payments
     
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    Need to be used all year...thats why they have heaters...BUSBY:D:D
     
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    Just done the wifes monthly and will do mine in a week or two. Best thing they have ever done. :)

    I'll be using the mh all year around though so wont be doing that when I get it.
     
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    Also, I think that the direct debit just continues until you say 'stop' which saves having to remember to renew it :)
     
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    I always thought a DD could only be stopped by the receiving person

    Im probably wrong though :unsure:

    I think its a bit poor you have to pay extra to pay monthly, i would have thought because they are getting regular payments it would be cheaper. maybe i was just hoping :D
     
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    You should be able to cancel a Direct Debit with your bank although you should also tell the payee.

    I suppose DVLA think they are doing you a favour by 'lending' you the money in order to be able to pay monthly :)
     
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    [QUE"Janine, post: 1214300, member: 142"]You should be able to cancel a Direct Debit with your bank although you should also tell the payee.

    I suppose DVLA think they are doing you a favour by 'lending' you the money in order to be able to pay monthly :)[/QUOTE]
    I for one dont mind the DVLA doing me a favour costing me less than 4p per day if i dont have to find £230 in one hit.
     
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    Me neither (y)
     
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    :beerchug::tmi:
     
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    Once you declare sorn the Direct Debit is cancelled automatically.....there will be no refund as no payments have been made after the sorn date.
     
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    I got fined because one of my motorbikes was not sorned on renewal of sorn time?????
    It was on sorn but I got the form after a year off the road in bits for rebuilding, and thought ,It is already on Sorn so did nothing. I got fined a £100 although the tax was about £10.
    They would accept NO EXCUSE pay the fine, It is a tax on not paying tax.
    Check VERY carefully the day after the Sorn Date is due and then redo it.
     
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    Thank you. That's what I thought might happen.. even though I have tried to 'renew' the sorn and they wouldn't let me on the computer. I will go into the post office and see what they say.
     
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