Drivers pay £40m by card fees on road tax

Drivers pay £40m by card fees on road tax


Motorists have paid £40 million in “rip-off” credit-card charges when buying road tax in the past five years.

Reader Letters: Keyless capers and tax bombshells


"Is there anyone who finds keyless cars useful?" and other questions in this week's post bag.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax shock


Buying a car is confusing for most at the best of times but with new car tax rules being brought in on April 1 this year, buyers are advised...
George Osborne Budget 2016: What it means for motorists

Budget 2016: What it means for motorists and key points


The nation’s motorists are a soft target for the Treasury but drivers have escaped relatively lightly in today's Budget.
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What are the new rules for selling a car?


Q. I am about to sell my car privately. The MoT expires in a month and the vehicle tax at the end of April
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Paperless road tax loses Britain £45m


The decision to scrap the tax disc is costing the government £45m a year in lost revenue
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Without a tax disc, how can I check that my vehicle...


According to the Department for Transport (DfT), the number of untaxed cars on UK roads has more than doubled since the tax disc was abolished last...
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Letters of the week, August 23


This week: community road maintenance, Clarkson and the MX-5, the definition of "accident" (literally), setting the road tax record straight, more...
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Letters of the week, August 16


This week: taxing historic vehicles, Operation Stack, collisions v accidents, overtaking on the left, lane hogging and the Jebel Hafeet road
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Driving Green: How much is road tax for "green" cars?


For several years any car rated below 100g/km of CO2 has attracted a zero rate of vehicle excise duty (VED), or road tax...
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Driving Green: What is a "green" car?


What constitutes a green car isn’t as cut and dried as you might think. While for many, CO2 emissions are at the heart of what makes a car green...
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News: ‘Double charging’ on car tax stings drivers...


The newly elected transport minister will come under pressure to reform tax for motorists