Road tax query

Jul 26, 2014
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Hi I have a Autocruise Stargazer coach built ,weighs under 3.5t , tax is currently £245 per year ,can anyone tell me if that is correct as it seems very high. Thanks Roy
 

pappajohn

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DVLAup to their usual standards.

What month and year was your van registered.
Need day, month and year not just year.
 
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Khizzie
Jul 26, 2014
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I know that I may sound naive but how do you increase rne weight of van to 4ton. ..? And how do you apply to have van registered as that, and what are the implications. Rgds Roy.
 

pappajohn

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As of 1st april 2014 the highest private light goods rate is £230pa

Thats for vans registered before 1st march 2001

Registered between 1st march 2003 and 31st december 2009 (euro 4) its £140
Between 1st january 2009 and 31st december 2010 (euro 5) its £140
Any other date after 1st march 2001 its £225.
 

pappajohn

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Thanks very much for that,does that mean when I tax the van again I will on.y pay £140 or am I on the wrong track. Roy
No, you will pay the same every time.
you need to sort it out with DVLA....and i wish you all the luck in the world with that thankless task.
 

tambo

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And they claim it's all to do with emissions .....lying bastids

Buy a land rover discovery same engine same emissions but the tax varies depending how many windows it has.

A 10 tonne truck pays less than my car
 
Mar 11, 2014
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Hmm. Looks like I may well have the same battle then in September. Back in March I paid £123.75 for 6 months tax and mines a 2010 3.3t fiat.

Unless of course the tax rates changed drastically in April.
 
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Khizzie
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Mick like you I am at a total loss. Pappajohn has given good info ,but still don't quite understand why it was that cost originally..Roy.
 
Mar 11, 2014
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Looking at the tax rate table it would seem that I have paid the 6 month rate for a vehicle registered after 1st March 2001 (TC39) and not the euro 5 rate registered between 1st January 2009 and 31st December 2010 (TC36).

My vehicle was registered March 2010 - so would this automatically mean it is euro5 and is being taxed in the wrong class?
 

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