When scrapping your car, you must remember to make it as complete as possible. It’s about the weight of the wreck. By the regulations, an abandoned passenger car cannot weigh less than 90% of the vehicle’s weight recorded in the registration certificate (item G in the ID). What if the scrapped car is lighter? The Dismantling Station may request a surcharge. Most often, it is 1 PLN for each missing kilogram. After abandoning the car, the Vehicle Dismantling Station is obliged to issue you a scrapped certificate and the revoked registration certificate as well as (if issued) a vehicle card. Another important document in the sale and purchase agreement that you conclude with the Dismantling Station. As a result, they can easily document the origin of the spare parts they offer for sale. Also, check if the company you sign the contract with is legally operating. Each Dismantling Station must have the permission of the voivode. By law, only such companies can delete vehicles and revoke vehicle registration documents. Unfortunately, many people on the market take advantage of drivers’ ignorance and tempt them with better prices for a car wreck. The cars they buy are usually based on the so-called ‘Poles,’ i.e., homeless people. Is this a threat to us? Absolutely. Holden auto wreckers If the transaction value exceeds one thous. PLN, the tax office must receive a 2% tax on the value of the car entered in the contract. If the address of the buyer cannot be determined, then within five years, the tax office can apply for payment to us. Then the tax will have to be paid with interest.
Sale instead of scrapping, or tricky tricks
We already know what happens when the car is scrapped Let’s remember what will happen in the case of sales. Here the company X makes an offer for scrapping your vehicle, which has had its glory years long behind, rusting in the yard, and only you have to pay for insurance. They’ll help him even in the last journey, send him a tow truck – all for free, and you’ll get some cash. There is a transaction, but the document that the company representative gives you for signature is not a certificate of scrapping the vehicle, but a sales contract. Many of us will not think about the consequences. Until then, the bills agree; you might even think that you wouldn’t sell such a rusted or damaged car to anyone for that money. In the end, you agree. It remains only to report sales to the communications department and a “headache.