New Advisory Fuel Rates and Mileage Allowances
Previous rates can still be used up to September 30th
HMRC has published the latest Advisory Fuel Rates (AFR) for company car users, effective from September 1st, 2019.
There is a decrease in 1p per mile for engine sizes 1401cc – 2000cc and over 2000cc, although the LPG rate has risen 1p to 10p per mile for 1401cc – 2000cc engines.
The diesel rate for engine size 1601cc – 2000cc has decreased by 1p per mile also.
These fuel rates apply in circumstances to reimburse employees for business travel in their company cars or when employees are required to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel.
See full rates below:
1400cc or less
Petrol – 12p per mile
LPG – 8p per mile
1401cc to 2000cc:
Petrol - 14p per mile
LPG – 10p per mile
1600cc or less
Diesel – 10p per mile
1601cc to 2000cc
Diesel – 11p per mile
Over 2000cc: petrol – 21p per mile
Petrol – 21p per mile
LPG - 14p per mile
Diesel – 14p per mile
It is still possible to continue to use the previous fuel rates up to September 30th, however these new rates are in place until the next quarterly review on December 1st.
An easy way to keep your clients up to date automatically with new tax rates and allowances is through your own branded App.
The clients of our MyFirmsApp customers receive this information immediately via automated push notifications to their Smartphone, which we send out on the behalf of their accountant. This ensures clients of our customers are informed of the changes straight away, and their accountant didn’t need to do anything – we sent the message for them!
The App hosts a fully maintained suite of tax tables that covers not only fuel and mileage allowances, but current and historic rates and thresholds across a wide area of tax, including Income Tax, National Insurance Contributions, Corporation Tax, Inheritance Tax and more!
They are all managed and updated in the App so your clients can find the answers they need daily – saving both you and them time and money.
To accompany the fuel rates, the automated GPS Mileage Tracker feature allows your clients to track all their business journeys and mileage thanks to state-of-the-art automatic tracking. Each journey is tracked accurately, logged in the App and ready for them to export to you and further digitalise their record keeping and set them on the right path ahead of MTD.
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