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New Advisory Fuel Rates announced

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published new Advisory Fuel Rates (AFRs) with a 1p per mile decrease for diesel fuelled cars dependant on the size of the engine.

The rates, which organisations use to repay drivers for fuel used on business mileage, take effect from Friday (June 1) and are reviewed quarterly.

There is a 1p per mile decrease for diesel cars with engines smaller than 1,600cc and for those larger than 2,000cc. The middle banding (1601cc to 2000cc) remains unchanged.

Petrol rates remain unchanged.

LPG rates have increased by 1p per mile for all three bandings.

1400cc or less 15p (15p)
1401cc to 2000cc 18p (18p)
Over 2000cc 26p (26p)

1600cc or less 12p (13p)
1601cc to 2000cc 15p (15p)
Over 2000cc 18p (19p)

1400cc or less 11p (10p)
1401cc to 2000cc 13p (12p)
Over 2000cc 19p (18p)


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  • Grim_Reaper - 14/06/2012 15:05

    Isn't it time that hybrids were treated as a separate entity in these figures? They have the potential to offer much better fuel consumption than petrol and diesel models, and drivers choose them to minimise their tax liability. Why should businesses that use AFR continue give hybrid drivers a bonus on top of what they spend on fuel for business?

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