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no when i first corresponded with them they offered 7800 no mention of vat until i signed the forms for the new van .this morning i looked through the paperwork and i have signed a form that states 6500 plus vat. i would never have traded the van for this amount i beleive he misrepresented himself.
But did you read the form before you signed it? Or could you have?
it wasnt like that he took my card payment shoved some papers in front of me which i signed when i got home and read through the paperwork it said i had signed for 6500 plus vat, however my van was not vat qualiyfiying. on no ocasion prior to this had he mentioned vat
Yes I understand, but you did not read the terms before you signed please?
no it was rushed just a bunch of papers and constant signing not reading just signing
Legally its bad news I am afraid. As this is a van and you are in business then if you took the matter to Court a Judge would have expected you to read the documents.
If you had not read the documents case law suggests that unless the document is materially different to one you were expecting them legally you are bound by it.
This means that in law you are responsible for checking and signing any document after it has been read.
This means that you are bound by it as I assume you signed it at the dealers site
Therefore in law sadly you would not be able to cancel the contract unless the contract allows and you would be bound to go ahead with it but with a trade in value of £6500.
I know this is not the answer you want and is certainly not the one I want to give you but I have a duty to be honest.
However if you have the email receipt for the value then the dealer may accept this.
But really it would need to show any VAT number to allow for this element of it.
Can I clarify anything about this for you today please?
the documents were diffrent from the ones previosley sent over via email
Yes but that does not matter. It is at the point you signed it which is important.
If you signed it, they should have been read and the onus is far higher on you as a commercial trader rather than a consumer.
As a consumer you may have had more rights
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
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