Is there a grace period for car tax Ireland?
If your vehicle is temporarily off the road, you do not have to pay motor tax for that period. You must declare in advance that your vehicle will be off the road and not in use for a period of between 3 and 12 months.
What happens if you don’t tax your car UK?
You’ll be fined £80 if you do not tax your vehicle or tell DVLA that it’s off the road. You’ll also have to pay for the time it was not taxed. If you do not pay your fine on time your vehicle could be clamped or crushed, or your details passed to a debt collection agency.
Can you tax a car without insurance in Ireland?
(Including the online motor tax payment service). Motor insurance is a compulsory requirement to drive a car in a public place. A current Certificate of Insurance is required to get motor tax.
Can I tax my car with 2 weeks mot?
To tax your car, you will need an MOT that is valid from the start date of your vehicle tax or the date it is issued. If your MOT expires before either of these dates, you will not be able to use it to tax your vehicle.
Can I drive a car without tax if I just bought it?
Can I drive my car home if I’ve just bought it? Yes, but you need to tax it in your name before setting off. Road tax is not automatically transferred from the old owner to the new owner when you buy the car.
Can I drive a car home without tax?
What happens if I forgot to tax my vehicle?
Even if your vehicle is stationary on the road, if you’ve forgotten to pay the tax, it could be clamped or even impounded!
Can I drive my car straight away if I tax online?
It is no longer possible to transfer road tax from one car to another. Instead, the current owner of the vehicle can apply for a refund (see above) and the new owner has to re-tax the car. The new owner will have to tax the vehicle straight away before driving it.