Advisory Fuel Rates (Company Car)

Sep 01, 2012 - 09:00 am
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These advisory fuel rates for company car drivers apply from 1st September 2011.

Advisory fuel rates are set by HMRC. Employers can use these rates to reimburse company car or van drivers for business fuel.

These amounts also apply for VAT purposes, but employers can only reclaim input VAT if the employee supplies a receipt.

Advisory Fuel Rates from 1 September 2012:

Engine size Petrol Diesel LPG
1,400cc or less 15p
1,401cc - 2,000cc 18p
1,600cc or less

1,601cc - 2,000cc
Over 2,000cc 26p 18p 17p

The rates are now to be reviewed four times a year. Any changes will take effect at the beginning of each calendar quarter – on 1 March, 1 June, 1 September and 1 December

Petrol hybrid cars are treated as petrol cars

See Here for Authorised Mileage Rates (Own Vehicle)

E&OE  We endeavour to keep up this page to date, but recommend you check the current rates at
HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates (Company Cars)  

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