Importing a Car from the UK into Ireland

The continued threat of Brexit has resulted in a substantial drop in the value of Sterling Vs the Euro. In recent months this has helped to make importing a car from the UK into Ireland even more affordable. The UK has a bigger choice of used cars than here in Ireland –  usually with better […]
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Buying a Car in the UK – Best Way to Pay

There can be some big savings to be made by buying a used car from Northern Ireland or Britain and bringing it to Ireland. In the first 6 months of  2019, almost 40% of all car registrations were on imported cars.  The number of imported private cars licensed increased by 2.8% compared with the same […]
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Irish VAT Changes in 2019

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax charged on the sale of most goods and  services in Ireland. There were some changes to VAT rates announced in Budget 2019 – and these changes started from January 1st 2019. The main change was the withdrawal of the special 9% rate for most tourism related activites – […]
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