Refunds of Motor Tax

Tax refund payments can only be made electronically to applicant’s bank account.

Applications for refunds of motor tax can be made to the local motor tax office, on Form RF 120 together with EFT Form, in circumstances, when

  • The vehicle has been scrapped/destroyed (End of Life Vehicles) or sent permanently out of the State, or
  • The vehicle has been stolen and has not been removed by the owner, or
  • A vehicle in respect of which a tax disc has been taken out has not been used in a public place at any time since the issue of the disc, or
  • The owner of the vehicle has ceased, because of illness, injury or other physical disability, to use the vehicle, or physical disability, to use the vehicle, or
  • The owner of the vehicle has ceased, because of absence from the State for business or educational purposes, to use the vehicle, or
  • The owner of the vehicle has ceased, because of service overseas with the Defence Forces, to use the vehicle.

Fully completed RF120 together with EFT form. EFT Refund Form MUST be submitted together for a refund.

It is important to note that an applicant must surrender the relevant tax disc immediately as refunds are generally calculated from the first of the month following the surrender of the disc. A minimum of three unexpired whole calendar months must be left on the disc when surrendered.

 

 

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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