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Yet another question......

Old Mar 1st 2008, 3:23 pm
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Are company cars a common feature in the working world in nz?
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Old Mar 1st 2008, 6:08 pm
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Are company cars a common feature in the working world in nz?
I would think so. It is quite common to see late model cars with the company's logo artfully plastered all over the vehicle.
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A lot less common than UK, but they have good expenses for fuel allowance and you can expect to get from 60c to $1 per km.
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Husband has bongo the works van. Does that count?
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Husband has bongo the works van. Does that count?
Husband has bongo the works van.........................???????

Huh???????
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Husband has bongo the works van.........................???????

Huh???????
British humour mate, sometimes kiwis don't get it
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Yes as said above, if you work representing a company (private) they are likely to give you a veeheecle. However, there is no company car tax here so you get your comupance (?) by having your company name plastered all over in, yes even the BMW and Audis. For example......

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Are company cars a common feature in the working world in nz?
Yeah, I had the option of a company motor (white Corolla Stationwagon with company name plastered down both sides) for a chunk of cash out of my yearly salary, decided I could make better use of the cash and bought my own wheels...but yes, some companies do offer company cars, and they are not taxed as a benefit as they would be at home
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Originally Posted by owen View Post
Yes as said above, if you work representing a company (private) they are likely to give you a veeheecle. However, there is no company car tax here so you get your comupance (?) by having your company name plastered all over in, yes even the BMW and Audis. For example......
http://www.albanysigns.co.nz/webfile...gnage_icon.jpg
God, how can you do that to a lovely Mini
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Originally Posted by irnbru14 View Post
God, how can you do that to a lovely Mini
I know, then again being a lowly nurse I can't afford one, so if anyone wants me to drive one around with their company logo plastered to it, feel free to contact me
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Originally Posted by Cheesehead View Post
Are company cars a common feature in the working world in nz?
in places, yes, and you often get a free fuel card too (employer will pay Fringe Benefit Tax, employee does not pay tax but may be asked to contribute to vehicle) - my old one was from www.customfleet.co.nz
Watch out as they may well make you pay for any "personal" cell/mobile phone calls.........
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Originally Posted by Nice Guy View Post
Husband has bongo the works van.........................???????

Huh???????
Never seen a Bongo?
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What a wonderfully comprehensive answer. Thank you everyone!

I would drive around in pretty much anything if someone else was paying!
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Default Still got me............!

Originally Posted by BEVS here View Post
Never seen a Bongo?
Huh?????

I even did a Google for a Bongo and got several bits back but nothing that I see as a relevance....................

So I am mystified, buggered if I know what a Bongo is!!

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Originally Posted by Nice Guy View Post
Huh?????

I even did a Google for a Bongo and got several bits back but nothing that I see as a relevance....................

So I am mystified, buggered if I know what a Bongo is!!

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