1. VanMan48

    Self employed BIK question

    The BIK question been raised a few times I know, but if I bought a new kombi or a camper which is going to be my sole mode of transport to get to work (which is normally long days in various parts of the UK), have folks here avoided the dreaded BIK? I also work from home in between so the van...
  2. R

    VAT on van sale now it’s converted

    Hi all. Wonder if anyone out there could answe this. I bought a new panel van approx 1 1/2 ago on which being vat registered I claimed the vat back. I then had it converted to a high spec camper on which I didn’t claim.All in it has cost about £60 k. I’m now considering selling the van. What vat...
  3. D

    Claiming vat through repurpose of van

    Hi all - bit of a left field question I was hoping someone could give their input on. I bought a T6 to convert into a camper and use for work and play (I travel the country as a videographer). However we’ve had the pleasant surprise of finding out we have a little one on the way and because of...
  4. T

    New Multivan: Van or Car for BIK purposes?

    Hi does anyone know or ask their accountant if the new Mutlivan is a "van" or "car for tax purposes? Thinking of replacing my T6.1 Kombi with a multivan . I am vat registered etc but will I get hit if its a car for tax?
  5. D

    Do HMRC think my van is a car?

    Hi all - I've been planning on a new T6 van to convert to a camper this spring; I work as a videographer and travel quite a bit around the place on shoots with a bunch of gear; the majority being in rural areas. I also have previously been a member of a coworking space which went under due to...
  6. MrT

    What's my van worth??

    hi guys I’m needing advice. I’m looking to sell my van privately in preparation to collecting my new van Thing is this is the 1st time selling a van. I have a 2016 Highline T28 PV in indium grey 140 dsg, with tailgate, reverse camera , heated seats , factory fitted LEDS , mileage is 31k . If...
  7. VanMan48

    Kombi a commercial vehicle?

    Just wanted to see who's done this? I'm not vat registered but am a ltd co, and wanted to put the van (a T32 Kombi) through the biz. About 80% use will be business, and also have use of the wife's car for any other personal trips. Was looking at putting down a cash deposit and the rest on HP...
  8. MickW

    Insurance For A Camper Registered To A Limited Company

    Hi I have a 16 reg Converted T6 each year I struggle to get it insured other than Brentacre others are competitive until I state that the van is in our Ltd co name (just two director me and wifey) I’m retired and wifey heading that way but for vat reasons we ideally want to leave the van in the...
  9. W

    Day-Van: T32 Or T30 ?

    Hi All, What's the best option out of T32 & T30 for a general day van ? Understand that the T32 has a higher load capacity but is it overkill for what I need as it will never be fully loaded. Would the ride be too harsh ? Regards
  10. Kramsdog

    Coca Cola Kombi’s and HMRC

    Just spoken to my brother who works for Coke, he’s just told me that his company has lost its case with HMRC. This bad news for company Kombi drivers/ builders Check out this link Coca-Cola fails to overturn company car tax ruling
  11. A

    Tax Efficiency

    Hello to all, a friend around the corner from me has bought a 60 plate panel van, removed the bulkhead, fitted a 2nd row of seats and Kombi Windows cut in. He says that he has to now re-register it with DVLA as a "panel van with windows" but this for tax purposes is still a std panel van. So...
  12. W

    Bik, Combi Vs Panel Van

    Hi everybody, New to this forum and about to rejoin the VW club 2 years after selling my T5.1 I'm after a bit of advice, I am in the fortunate position where I can choose my new company car and my employers are happy with me having a Transporter as opposed to a car. Ideally I would love a Kombi...
  13. Spitfire

    Kombi: Van or Car for Tax Purposes

    looking to buy Kimbo but now told it’s classed as a car, then someone else says no it’s not if over 1000 kg payload , grateful for any advice, going for test drive tmrw and getting so many conflicting answers. Thanks for any help
  14. BigBarn

    When is a van not a van ... ask HMRC!

    Saw this posted elsewhere... Legal ruling could increase Double-Cab van tax | Business Vans