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Changes to Vehicle Tax for the Motor Trade

Posted by on October 9th 2014 in General News, Insurance

From the 1 October 2014 tax discs will no longer be issued by the DVLA and vehicles won’t be required to display windscreen tax discs. Instead, vehicle tax details will be held online by the DVLA. The DVLA will continue to issue vehicle tax reminders to registered vehicle keepers.

The impacts for motor traders are:

  1. The vehicle seller is required to immediately notify DVLA of the change of ownership  - using the V5C Vehicle Registration Certificate
  2. The DVLA must be notified if the vehicle is being SORNed - using the V5C Vehicle Registration Certificate
  3. The vehicle tax isn’t transferable - the seller will automatically...