Car Scrappage Scheme Ends 30th June

The car scrappage scheme is due to finish at the end of June 2011. So if you have  a car that qualifies an dyou are thinking of getting a new car – you need to act quickly.  It could save you €1250.

The scrappage scheme refunds you €1,250 of the Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) on a  new car . To qualify you must scrap a car aged 10 years or over that has been registered in your name (or your spouse or civil partner) for at least 18 months at the time of scrapping it.

The scrapped car must have  a valid NCT, and be insured for at least 12 months.

The new car you are buying  must have  Co2 emissions of 140g/km or less – ie car tax bands  A or B .

Full details of original scrappage scheme here