The Excise Tax Department plans to talk to dealers about scrapping the reservations of more than 100,000 potential car buyers who applied for the first-time car buyer tax rebate but have not taken delivery.
The cancellation of 120,000 car reservations in the scheme would terminate these potential purchasers' rights to obtain up to 100,000 baht each in excise tax rebates, said Somchai Pulsawas, the department's director-general.
Even though the cabinet resolution concerning the first-time car buyer scheme did not set a deadline for car delivery, sufficient time has passed for delivery and the department needs to close its tax rebate accounts, he said.
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