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Commercial Vehicle Tax Rules

Rules for vans

Light commercial vehicles, including double-cab pick-up trucks with payloads in excess of 1000kg, are classed as a benefit in kind if they are also provided for private use. Unlike cars, tax on use of commercial vehicles provided by an employer is levied at a flat rate.

Currently this is £3000 if the van is less than four years old at the end of the tax year. Therefore a basic rate taxpayer would owe the treasury £600 a year, while a higher rate taxpayer would have an annual bill of £1200.

It is possible that in the future the Government will move towards a CO2-based system for taxing commercial vehicles, but no plans have yet been revealed.

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  • sanjeet kumar - 26/10/2014 10:10

    i want to commercial light vehicle taxes details

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  • sanjeet kumar - 26/10/2014 10:13

    i want commercial taxes rule

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  • paul garth - 13/11/2014 13:06

    how much tax should I pay on a 10 year old company van?

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  • Eurig Price - 26/11/2019 15:23

    will the new rules on plug in electric vehicles effect commercial vehicle tax rates? or will the BIK remain at £3000? i.e for a hybrid ford transit

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