motorcycles and other forms of road transport are subject to
different rates of tax still.
positive development in the payment of road tax is the facility
to purchase car tax online rather than having to confront the
traditional queues at the Post Office. As well as enabling the
purchaser to sidestep the arduous process of walking or driving
to the Post Office and then standing in a slowly moving line
until a clerk becomes available, paying one’s car tax
online avoids the agony that comes with the realisation that
the required documents have been left at home, thereby necessitating
an unwelcome and time-consuming return trip. When using the
online portal a handy car tax guide will talk the purchaser
through the process and explain point-by-point what information
is needed and from which documents.
Once the purchase
has been made, along with the necessary declarations confirming
that the information provided has been honest and accurate,
the tax disc will arrive in the post within five days. In the
meantime a computerised record is held providing evidence of
For the benefit of
anybody who might be unsure as to whether they have been correctly
invoiced, the online Directgov site provides a full car tax
guide giving full details of every band and classification.
All the information one needs is easily accessible in one handy