Ireland duty rebate may lead to greater use of illicit fuel, warns RHA

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The introduction of a rebate on fuel duty for goods vehicle operators in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) this summer may tempt more UK operators to use illicit fuel, the RHA has conceded. RHA policy director Jack Semple said the 7.5 cent rebate, which fully licensed vehicle operators in the ROI will be able to claim back every four months from July, would further increase the discrepancy between the duty levels payable in the ROI and UK. He agreed that […]