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How do I get my road tax refunded?

Thanks to the new system, if you sell your car before its road tax period runs out, you are entitled to a refund for any full months of tax remaining.

How to get your road tax refunded

Once we have informed the DVLA that you no longer own the car, your vehicle tax will be cancelled and if you pay by direct debit this will also be cancelled. You’ll automatically get a refund cheque for any full months left on your vehicle tax. The refund is calculated from the date DVLA gets your information. The cheque is sent to the name and address on the vehicle log book.

Read more about vehicle tax refund on the government site.

Selling an untaxed car to We Want Any Car

It is also possible to sell a car to We Want Any Car without road tax, but as it cannot be driven on the road, you will need to arrange for the vehicle to be collected and delivered to our branch. Otherwise, you can tax the car for 6 months, drive the vehicle to our branch, then claim your refund, but you will only receive a 5-month refund since the first month will have already begun.

How do I get my road tax refunded
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