Goods Vehicles Motor Tax Rates

Motor tax for Goods Vehicles was increased in the Budget 2012 to the rates below.

Goods Vehicles are taxed based on the unladen weight

The rates for GOODS VEHICLES (effective 1 January 2013)

Unladen Weight
 (kg)
Annual
 €
Half-year
 €*
Quarterly
 €!
Arrears Monthly
 €#
Not over 3,000 333 184 94 27.75
3,001 to 4,000 420 233 118 35.00
4,001 to 5,000 543 301 153 45.25
5,001 to 6,000 753 417 212 62.75
6,001 to 7,000 1,019 565 287 84.92
7,001 to 8,000 1,282 711 362 106.83
8,001 to 9,000 1,584  879 447 132.00
9,001 to 10,000 1,886 1,046 532 157.17
10,001 to 11,000 2,188 1,214 618 182.33
11,001 to 12,000 2,490 1,381 703 207.50
12,001 to 13,000  2,792 1,549 788 232.67
13,001 to 14,000 3,094  1,717 874 257.83
14,001 to 15,000 3,396 1,884 959 283.00
15,001 to 16,000 3,698 2,052 1,044 308.17
16,001 to 17,000 4,000 2,220 1,130 333.33
17,001 to 18,000 4,302 2,387 1,215 358.50
18,001 to 19,000 4,604 2,555 1,300 383.67
19,001 to 20,000 4,906 2,722 1,385 408.83
20,001 or more 5,195 2,883 1,467 432.92
* 55.5% of annual rate (disregard cent) ! 28.25% of annual rate (disregard cent) # 1/12 of annual rate (disregard cent after multiplication)
Electrical (not over 1,500 kg) 92 7.67

For vehicles with an unladen weight between 8,001 kg and 20,000 kg, the rate is 1,282 euro plus 302 euro per 1,000kg or part thereof over 8,000kg.

Example: Vehicle 9,540kg unladen weight
The annual duty is 1,886 euro (ie 1,282 euro + 604 euro)

An articulated vehicle (i.e. vehicle and semi-trailer) is regarded as a single vehicle and motor tax is payable on the basis of the unladen weight of the tractor unit plus the unladen weight of the heaviest semi-trailer which will be used at any time during the period of the licence.