40 year Tax/MOT

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Arnoldhar » Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:37 pm

Let’s hope it’s one tick in the box, assuming the letter is correct you then need to send to the dvla to update there records with the correct month of manufacture

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by andyd » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:07 pm

Arnoldhar wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:37 pm
Let’s hope it’s one tick in the box, assuming the letter is correct you then need to send to the dvla to update there records with the correct month of manufacture
Will do Andrew.
Hopefully I can email them a copy, if I can find the right email address :roll:

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Arnoldhar » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:17 pm

Andy it’s all done by post they want the hard copy, took about a month for them to update it all

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by andyd » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:24 pm

Arnoldhar wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:17 pm
Andy it’s all done by post they want the hard copy, took about a month for them to update it all
Oldschool :D
I'll send it to their SA99 1BA address that should find it's way to the right dept.

So I keep the V5 with me, and when I apply for historic tax at the post office with relevent documents (hopefully April 2024), they will send it all to DVLA and a new V5 comes back as historic?

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Arnoldhar » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:40 pm

Andy there is a special team that deal with it, can’t remember the address but I seem to remember a slightly different post code

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:16 pm

Arnoldhar wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:40 pm
Andy there is a special team that deal with it, can’t remember the address but I seem to remember a slightly different post code

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Just off topic quick but I bought 5 pink t shirts this year for a chance to win at the car shows as it work for that bloke up the road from me last year :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll: hope you well and safe Andy .
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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Arnoldhar » Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:21 pm

All good thanks Jason. I bought some nice bright lime green ones to help this year but decided to use them as dusters as I don’t think the car will be going far this year, luckily I didn’t have to buy a tax

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by andyd » Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:28 pm

Arnoldhar wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:40 pm
Andy there is a special team that deal with it, can’t remember the address but I seem to remember a slightly different post code

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I have had comfirmation from Ford UK of the build date, November 1983 :cool:

Using the above link, I sent an email to the taxation team on Saturday morning asking if it was ok to send them my letter from Ford UK in advance and for the correct postal address, but still waiting a reply!

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Mr B » Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:27 pm

My dad's car became tax exempt on April the 1st this year, going by the VIN plate her build date was April 1979 and she was first registered on the 25th May 1979, perhaps I'm being thick but I would have thought she became tax exempt in 2019 but not according to the lovely lady I spoke to at DVLA - a lady with a Welsh accent how could I disagree!

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Arnoldhar » Wed Apr 29, 2020 4:02 am

It’s a bit strange but the cars build date must be 40 years old as of jan 1st, however you can’t get historic status until April the 1st of that year. So on jan 1st 2019 your car was 39. They don’t make it easy

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Re: 40 year Tax/MOT

Post by Mr B » Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:48 pm

Arnoldhar wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 4:02 am
It’s a bit strange but the cars build date must be 40 years old as of jan 1st, however you can’t get historic status until April the 1st of that year. So on jan 1st 2019 your car was 39. They don’t make it easy
Thanks mate, I understand it a bit better now

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