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Is it a van or a car?

Posted by DJ Posted on 29 June 2015

If you are VAT registered and thinking of buying a new vehicle for your business you need to know whether it is a van or a car. Why? Because you can reclaim the VAT on a van but not on a car. In the case of car derived vans and combi vans it can be difficult to tell which it is. HMRC therefore publish a list showing which they consider are vans and which cars. You can check it here: