Government promises review of commercial vehicle tax

first_img Government promises review of commercial vehicle tax Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Google+ The Government has promised to review the commercial vehicle tax rules following public outcry over their strict enforcement.In a crack down on the legislation, many people who have the vehicle registered as commercial are being stopped by gardai inquiring if they are using it for private purposes.The issue was raised in Dail last evening by Deputy Padraig MacLoughlain. He says it is inevitable, given the lack of public transport in rural areas, that commercial vehicles will be occasionally used for private purposes.He demanded action be taken………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/padtax1.mp3[/podcast]Responding, Junior Minister Fergus O’Dowd agreed that common sense must be applied. However, he said it is reasonable that Tax Offices and gardai demand to see documentation proving that the vehicle is being used for commercial purposes.He told the Dail there is evidence that people have been paying commercial tax rates for what are effectively private vehicles, and that is not acceptable…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/odowd1pm.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Pinterestcenter_img By News Highland – April 21, 2011 Google+ Previous articleBuncrana man puts hospital hunger strike threat on holdNext articleFarmers urged to be vigilant following livestock thefts News Highland LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Newsx Adverts Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Twitterlast_img

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