The Irish auto industry wants the government to give motorists a tax break when they trade in an older vehicle for a new model. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says cutting €2,000 ($2,653) from the vehicle-registration tax on the purchase of a new car where the trade-in is at least six years old would create 2,200 jobs and generate €129 million ($171.1 million) for the government. Without the proposed swappage plan, it says, tax revenues will not return to previous ...
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