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Mileage rates

Changes to the HMRC business mileage rates are announced from time to time. The fuel only advisory rates below relate to company cars only and apply from 1 March 2020.  

Engine Capacity Petrol Diesel LPG
1400cc or less 12p 9p 8p
1401 - 1600cc 14p 9p 10p
1601 - 2000cc 14p 11p 10p
Over 2000cc 20p 13p 14p

For those using their own vehicle the following mileage allowance payments apply.

Vehicle First 10,000 miles Thereafter
Car / Van 45p 25p
Motorcycle 24p 24p
Bicycle 20p 20p

Car benefits 2020/21

CO2 emissions (g/km) Cars registered pre 6.4.20 Cars registered after 5.4.20
% of list price taxed % of list price taxed
0 0 0
1 - 50 electric range    
>130 2 0
70-129 5 3
40-69 8 6
30-39 12 10
<30 14 12
51-54 15 13
For every extra 5 +1 +1
160 and above 37 n/a
170 and above n/a 37

For fully diesel cars generally add a 4% supplement (unless the car is registered on or after 1 September 2017 and meets the Euro 6d emissions standard) but the maximum is still 37%. For emissions over 75g/km if the CO2 figure does not end in a 5 or a 0 round down to the nearest 5 or 0.

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Cheltenham Office: 01242 260066
Bristol Office: 0117 933 5710

Company Registration No: 4161638
Company Registered in England and Wales.
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Mitchell Glanville Limited
Registered Address: 41 Rodney Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1HX

Bristol Office: The Garden Suite, 23 Westfield Park, Redland, Bristol BS6 6LT
Mitchell Glanville Limited regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
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