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Offline keithzx

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Re: Tax
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2018, 02:45:38 PM »
don't think modern day diesels are poisonous  now , petrol is just as bad , too much scaremongering going around , don't think the government will be happy till we are all off the roads and leave the roads  for the chosen few !!!!!!

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Re: Tax
« Reply #21 on: August 09, 2018, 02:59:01 PM »
Anyway where does road tax go it certainly doesn't go into road repairs, pretty soon we will all need motocrossers to navigate the shocking potholes

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Re: Tax
« Reply #22 on: August 09, 2018, 03:37:19 PM »
*Originally Posted by SEANSX [+]
Anyway where does road tax go it certainly doesn't go into road repairs, pretty soon we will all need motocrossers to navigate the shocking potholes

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Annoys me no end. Some roads are soo neglected it's a joke, it varies by county and end  if financialcyear if they have surplus they bung into patch work repairs that don't hold for very long

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Re: Tax
« Reply #23 on: August 09, 2018, 10:16:40 PM »
*Originally Posted by Mr NSB [+]
I wonder also. My poisonous diesel car has 4 large tyres and does 40k a year wearing out the roads and polluting the atmosphere and cost's £30.00 a year to tax. Whereas my bike with 2 skinny tyres in comparison and does 5/6k is nearly 3 times as much.

Taking this to its natural conclusion, road tax should be base on:
1) Emissions
2) Miles driven per year
3) And of course number of wheels (cars have 5 with steering wheel) 😉😉😉
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Re: Tax
« Reply #24 on: August 10, 2018, 04:00:58 PM »
*Originally Posted by NoddyNinja [+]
Taking this to its natural conclusion, road tax should be base on:
1) Emissions
2) Miles driven per year
3) And of course number of wheels (cars have 5 with steering wheel) 😉😉😉

It actually is already. Fuel duty is 57.95 pence per litre and then the chancellor adds 20% vat on the duty and fuel, cheeky bastard.

 


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