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New homes to have car charge-points

In a bid to accommodate yet more electric vehicles on our roads, the government has launched a consultation aimed at increasing the number of homes with electric car charge-points.

Electric cars to be exempt from company car tax in 2020

When an employee or director has use of a company car, they are subject to benefit in kind tax. The amount of tax payable depends on the car’s value when new, and the CO2 emissions it produces. Therefore, an employee with a 1.2l petrol Toyota will pay much less tax than one with a 2.0l diesel Audi. 

Advisory Fuel Rates from 1 March 2019

The advisory fuel rates are changing from the 1st March 2019.

Advisory Fuel Rates from 1 March 2019

The advisory fuel rates are changing from the 1st March 2019.

Claiming back VAT on a vehicle purchase

Generally speaking, the purchase of any vehicle where there is any element of private use means any reclaim of VAT may be restricted. HMRC’s website offers the following guidance:  

Claiming back VAT on a vehicle purchase

Generally speaking, the purchase of any vehicle where there is any element of private use means any reclaim of VAT may be restricted. HMRC’s website offers the following guidance:  

MOT exemptions for cars over 40 years old comes into place in May 2018

It has been announced by the Department for Transport that classic cars over 40 years old will become exempt from MOT testing, however owners can voluntarily elect for an MOT if they feel that it is necessary.  

MOT exemptions for cars over 40 years old comes into place in May 2018

It has been announced by the Department for Transport that classic cars over 40 years old will become exempt from MOT testing, however owners can voluntarily elect for an MOT if they feel that it is necessary.