Vehicle related extra benefit for PIP - Personal Independence Payment Recipients

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  1. ourcampersbeentrashed

    ourcampersbeentrashed Funster

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    Some funsters will have changed from Disability Living Allowance to PIP.

    An extra benefit which is not widely publicised related to reduction in your vehicle excise (tax) charge.

    If you have been awarded 8 points or more in relation to mobility you are entitled to a 50% reduction in your vehicle excise charge but you have to apply for it.

    https://www.gov.uk/financial-help-disabled/vehicles-and-transport

    The vehicle has to be used for the disabled persons needs.

    This has also changed further for vehicles registered after 1st April 2017

    you can read more here

    https://www.disabledmotoring.org/motoring/road-tax-50-reduction

    hope this is helpful
     
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  2. Foxy1956

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    Hi, thanks for the post.
     
  3. Larby

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    Nice to see you posting again Gail
     
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  4. Steve and Denise

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    This will mean then, you will have yet more money to go to rallies to dance the night away then Gail !!!!!
     
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  5. DuxDeluxe

    DuxDeluxe Funster Life Member

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    Does that apply to your motorhome as well as car?
     
  6. davejen

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    On DLA with mobility component you can get your tax FREE, so not a real benefit is it? Only on 1 vehicle.
    Cheers, Dave(y)
     
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  7. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    It can only be used on one vehicle xxx so can be a motorhome or car or van
     
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