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Keeping an accurate record of your business mileage is critical, whether you are a sole trader, a business car manager, or a company driver. HMRC has a task force out to look through SME business mileage records – with punitive fines for mileage recording errors.

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What pence per mile should I be paying my drivers?

  A small business company director wants to know the correct business mileage rate for paying staff in their own cars RECENTLY my employees have been moaning about the pence per mile rate...
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Government Bill on new fuel rules welcomed as boost for electric vehicle take-up

INSTAVOLT has welcomed new fuel rules to make electric vehicle charging simpler and more accessible for all that should boost electric vehicle take-up. The firm, which is working to install more than...
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Free fuel and the fuel scale charge

THE level of benefit in kind car tax you pay for receiving free fuel for your company car rises again for the 2017/18 tax year. For the tax year 2017/18 the fuel...

What are business mileage rates for ULEV cars?

IS YOUR company car an ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV), such as a plug-in hybrid, but you don't know what fuel reimbursement rates to use? What you need are the Advisory Fuel Rates,...
vat fuel scale charge 2016/17 businesses should use the new tables from May 2016 onwards

New VAT fuel scale charge 2016/17

THIS is the new VAT fuel scale charge for 2016/17 that you should be using from May accounting periods onwards. The VAT fuel scale charges If you supply free fuel to company car...
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Applying VAT fuel scale charges

IF YOU'RE registered for VAT and supply ‘free’ fuel to your company car drivers then you need to read on… The VAT Fuel Scale Charge is a simplified way of recovering the...
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Car allowance business mileage – can I claim more?

Getting your correct mileage entitlement Keith gets company car opt-out allowance of £375 per month, less 40% tax and NI, plus 12p per mile But approved the taxman's mileage allowance rate is 45ppm...

Business mileage rates for using a private car (AMAPs)

The correct tax-free business mileage rates for undertaking business mileage in a private car
What is mileage allowance relief

What is mileage allowance relief (MAR)?

WHAT is MAR and how does it differ from AMAPs? Good question. And all with plenty of acronyms thrown in too. So here goes with the difference between Mileage Allowance Relief (MAR) and...
Workers need to capture business mileage

Medium-sized Cambridgeshire firm trips up over mileage reporting to HMRC

A Cambridgeshire-based engineering company Ivor Searle received a spot check visit from HMRC in early 2015. On inspection, it was found employee mileage claims were being estimated and could not be...

Face of MINI brand is changing with minimalist design

THE FACE of the MINI brand is changing after nearly 20 years, with new badging for all models in the range from March 2018. Instead...

The Business Motoring Week, December 08 2017

From company car mileage rates to updated Transit, the editor's guide to the automotive business world in The Business Motoring Week December 08 2017

Where to find the best Daihatsu parts

If you have a Daihatsu there will be a time when your car needs parts replacements. This can be caused by wear and tear, or maybe aging and corrosion.
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