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Cars: VAT

Question for Treasury

UIN 24076, tabled on 29 June 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will negotiate a consistent rate of VAT with the EU across all EU member states on the sale and purchase of classic cars.

Answered on

5 July 2021

The VAT rates applicable in EU Member States are a matter for the EU. In the UK, a lower rate of 5% import VAT is available for classic cars where these are collectors’ pieces of historical interest.

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