New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

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New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by memory man » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:21 am

Two new laws scrapping consumer tax on vehicles and changing the road tax regime, will come into force on July 15, according to the Transport Ministry.

The new regime will apply only to vehicles that will be registered after the law comes into effect. It is part of efforts to curb emissions by penalising polluting vehicles.

Vehicles which have also been already imported but not yet registered will not be affected by the changes.

Under the new laws that were voted on March 15, the road tax on Euro 5a and Euro b diesel vehicles will be an extra €50 and zero for vehicles which run on petrol. Euro 5 cars are those manufactured between September 2009 and August 2014.

For Euro 4 vehicles the road tax will rise to €300 for €250 for petrol and from €500 to €600 for diesel. Such vehicles were manufactured between 2005 and 2009. The same will apply to older vehicles.

Euro 6c and Euro 6d vehicles, both diesel/hybrid and petrol/hybrid will also pay zero additional road tax as will Euro 6a και Euro 6b vehicles.

Euro 6 cars are up to five years old and Euro 6 a are those manufactured between September 2019 and August 2020.

https://in-cyprus.com/new-road-tax-regi ... n-july-15/
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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Cookie » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:20 am

Saw this elsewhere and wondered.....Does this mean that for new petrol cars bought in Cyprus there is no VAT or are they talking about the import tax? We are moving over next year and trying to decide whether to buy a new car in the UK (6 months before we come) and bring it over or wait till we get there.

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by emgee » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:35 pm

Cookie

UK and Cypriot specs are different, buy here.

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by JimX » Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:13 am

Good advice Alan, we nearly brought our motor in the container, glad we didn't, yes cars are a little more expensive here, but you have a local guarantee, they will be worth more when you change again, I would buy in Cyprus, but it is your money and time.

Cookie, Good luck with the move out here, exciting times ahead for you.
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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Uncle D » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:16 am

My MIL bought a brand new car here, at the time it was cheaper and a higher spec than one bought from a car supermarket in the UK.
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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Cookie » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:02 pm

Uncle D wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:16 am
My MIL bought a brand new car here, at the time it was cheaper and a higher spec than one bought from a car supermarket in the UK.
That's what we are finding as well. Sometimes a few thousand Euros cheaper to buy new in Cyprus than the UK.

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Big teddy » Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:08 pm

Hi folks, so how much would I be paying (RFL) for an old 1.2 corsa? Someone on another forum suggested €45. Could this be right? I only visit about 3 times a year but family may as well so trying to work out costs etc. Cheers

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by daveg » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:25 am

My wife has an imported Vauxhall twintop 1.4, 2006 vintage and has always paid €54 road tax for 12 months...

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Big teddy » Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:59 am

Hi again folks
Is there a website to calculate road tax by punching in a reg number like we have in the UK??

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by trevnhil » Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:00 pm

In a word.. NO :-(
Trev..

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Big teddy » Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:38 pm

OK cheers, don't want to buy an old car to use for the times I visit, (we have a wee place there) and then find out the r/t is a fortune

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Re: New road tax regime to come into force on July 15

Post by Happy in Cyprus » Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:53 am

You say that, but surely it's still cheaper to pay an extra €50 a year on Road Tax, than paying hundreds or thousands of Euros more on a newer vehicle :?

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