New road tax next month

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New road tax next month

Postby wanda » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:14 pm

How does it affect us as owners of cars? Especially some of us diesel heads?

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Re: New road tax next month

Postby steve-t » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:47 pm

It only effects new cars registered after the end of march.
The only cars that carry £0 road tax are 100% electric.
That's why I bought my mk4 now, Earlier than I wanted too but saving £140 a year.
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Re: New road tax next month

Postby wanda » Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:21 pm

So actully a more poluting diesel is actually now more cheaper to run, in the name of saving the environment. I am confused.

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Re: New road tax next month

Postby Stranger » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:31 pm

Not just that Wanda but say a 5 litre V8 Mercedes AMG whatever will be £140 per year apart from the first year where it's £2000.

I expect there to be charges akin to congestion charge, levied on diesel vehicles in cities and other places where councils feel it's worth them doing.

Typical of governments who can't look beyond the end of their nose, drop RFL rates to 0, £20 and £30 and then, when they aren't getting enough income from RFL they change the system.
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Re: New road tax next month

Postby wanda » Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:31 pm

Good thing they are spending all that money on anything but the environment :banghead

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Re: New road tax next month

Postby Stranger » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:30 am

wanda wrote:Good thing they are spending all that money on anything but the environment :banghead


Agreed, just as the TV licence fee is spent on unbiased reporting.
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