2016 Revenue issue new changes to VAT + VRT claims
From January 2016 onwards the DD1/ DDO form, used for new and used vehicles for use by disabled people, can be completed on the Inland Revenue website.
For more information about the letter to disabled drivers scheme members click here or download the letter from the Inland Revenue from the 11th of December here.
What this means is that if you buy a vehicle or wish to reclaim the annual (Jan 1 – Dec 31)tax back on fuel, you can now do this on the Inland Revenue website.
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T2016 Tax relief for vehicles purchased for use by people with disabilities.
You can now complete the tax relief application through the ‘register for myAccount’ link on the revenue.ie website. The DD1/ DDO form for buying vehicles and the fuel claim can be done on the site now too. See letter to scheme members here.
Members of the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme to be transferred to a fuel grant scheme from January 1, 2015
- Members of the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme should claim any outstanding excise relief on fuel used up to 31 December 2014.
- Members of the Scheme will be eligible, from 1 January 2015, for a fuel grant which will be paid 12 months in arrears.
- No member of the Scheme will lose out by these changes
- Read the whole press release….
The Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme
Are completely or almost completely without the use of both legs or
Are completely without the use of one of your legs and almost completely without the use of the other leg to the extent that you are severely restricted as regards movement in your legs or
Are without both hands or both arms or
Are without one or both legs or
Are completely or almost completely without the use of both hands or arms and completely or almost completely without the use of one leg or
Have the medical condition of dwarfism and serious difficulties of movement of the legs