A 1% surcharge on Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) will be levied on all new diesel cars, as well as diesel cars imported to Ireland
It is likely to add €400 on average to a new diesel car from January 2019.
The current €1,500 relief on regular hybrids and €2,500 on plug-in electric hybrids has been extended.
Please note in Budget 2020, the 1% levy on diesel is replace with a NOX emissions based charge from January 2020.
Changes to VRT in Budget 2019 was last modified: October 19th, 2019 by