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HMRC announces new advisory fuel rates from September

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HMRC has released its latest advisory fuel rates (AFRs), to come into force from September 1.

There are four changes; the rate for diesel cars, with an engine size from 1,601cc to 2,000cc, increases by 1p per mile (ppm) from 11-12ppm. All other diesel rates remain unchanged.

The rate for petrol cars with an engine size of 1,400cc or less increases by 1ppm, from 11-12ppm, as does the rate for petrol cars with an engine size from 1,401cc to 2,000cc, which increases from 14-15ppm. The remaining petrol rate for cars, with an engine of more than 2,000cc, remains unchanged.

There is also a 1ppm decrease for LPG vehicles above 2,000cc, from 14-13ppm. All other LPG rates remain unchanged.  

HMRC also publishes for the first time the advisory electricity rate (AER) for plug-in cars. As previously reported by Fleet News, the rate will be 4ppm.

All other rates are unchanged.

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