Road tax on vehicles after 1st april

Anyone understand this.from what I just seen road tax on a hilux is about £1280.is this correct
Nick...

No i don’t understand it to be honest but id like to think commercial vehicles are in a different band otherwise this is going to kill a lot of businesses
 

Tomr10

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Mines a 2013 model so that’s maybe why but its definitely £240 i was going to change it next year but i think i will keep it now lol
Hers is 2019 theres a lot of dealers pre registering to beat the Increase a mate was looking for a new one only on diesels he found though
 

Goweresque

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Location
North Wilts
Thats the first year tax payment when you buy a new one. All years after that are £145/year, except if a car costs over £40k list price, then there are 5 years of £145+320 = £465. The high first year tax will be rolled up into the purchase price I guess. Nothings changed, all this was introduced back in 2017.

I'm waiting until 2023 to change my 4x4, I want a 4 or 5 litre engine and only have to pay £145/yr for it.........
 

nick...

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Arable Farmer
Location
south norfolk
I’ve just bought another truck and road tax is £260.getting it next week so will be before April.the figures I’ve seen are scary and understand range rovers are over £500 which I thought was bad
Nick...
 
Thats the first year tax payment when you buy a new one. All years after that are £145/year, except if a car costs over £40k list price, then there are 5 years of £145+320 = £465. The high first year tax will be rolled up into the purchase price I guess. Nothings changed, all this was introduced back in 2017.

I'm waiting until 2023 to change my 4x4, I want a 4 or 5 litre engine and only have to pay £145/yr for it.........

So if i changed my truck for a 1yr old one id not have to pay it? And my tax would be £145 a yr?
 

40 series

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I’ve just bought another truck and road tax is £260.getting it next week so will be before April.the figures I’ve seen are scary and understand range rovers are over £500 which I thought was bad
Nick...
We had a 13 reg discovery 4 which was 555 for the year
 

Goweresque

Member
Location
North Wilts
So if i changed my truck for a 1yr old one id not have to pay it? And my tax would be £145 a yr?

Yes, if the list price was under £40k new.

Edit: Commercial vehicles come under a different tax regime, so pickups and vans are taxed differently, £260/yr flat rate from new. All the high first year rates are for domestic cars, but confusingly that can include 4x4s such as Discoveries etc.

So in a few years time the best bet will be a 'domestic' 4x4 paying £145/yr, vs a commercial pickup type paying £260.

 
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