Posted 06 May 2019 - 10:48 AM
Have I interpreted the tax exemption rules correctly in that my 1979 classic registered in August is not actually tax exempt until April 2020? So another 8 months of paying tax ?
Posted 06 May 2019 - 11:11 AM
that's how i understand it - the car needs to be 40 years old at 1st of January in order to qualify for tax exemption from April 1st of that year
Posted 06 May 2019 - 11:48 AM
Edited by Broomer, 06 May 2019 - 11:48 AM.
Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:56 PM
I thought so, just in this instance it's nearer a 41 year rolling exemption.
Unless the build date is earlier, sadly you need to get a Heritage certificate to prove that.
That costs from memory £43.
Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:24 PM
You can ask the British Motor Museum https://www.britishm...mation-services
one question for £6.
My van is registered in August 1979 so thought it was worth six quid to see if I could save a years tax. Alas it was manufactured in May 1979 so like yours will be virtually 41 years old before being exempt from tax.
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