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Budget blues for Irish drivers

The Minister for Finance's budget speech on Wednesday started relatively well for the beleaguered Irish motorist.

9th December, 2012

The Minister for Finance's budget speech on Wednesday started relatively well for the beleaguered Irish motorist. Michael Noonan announced that there would be no additional duty on petrol or diesel.

However, as expected, considerable increases to annual road tax and vehicle registration tax (VRT) were revealed, with the largest percentage rises for drivers of cars at the top end of bands A and B.

For cars registered since July 2008, taxed according to their CO2...

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