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Tax on imported car

Posted by AAG - Created: 15 years ago
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I am about to move to Nice area... just bought a car in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK (the car is German and had a German first owner, then was bought by a Brit from Germany and he brought it into the UK... I bought it from the Brit in the UK privately)... my concern is in regards to tax.... tax was paid on the car by the German first owner but as I bought it privately in the UK, no tax was payable by me. Will I have to pay tax when I try to register the car in France? Also, given that I have just bought the car, do I need to wait 6 months before I can register it?

Any help is appreciated.



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Posted by gabarin - 15 years ago


Thanks for your reply.

BMW 2001 (UK reg 51).

Thanks again.

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Posted by lespalmiers - 15 years ago


Normally, I believe that as the car was supplied in the EU there are no further taxes to pay.

As regards registration, the make and model of car and the year of first registration will change the procedure - more details please . . . . . . . . .



Regards, Les