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Tag : tax

Concerns raised over WLTP deadlines

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport will not synchronise the publication of fuel economy and CO2 emissions data from the tougher new WLTP test cycle, raising concerns that … Read More »

Government ‘forcing’ fleets away from diesel

7 months ago / 0 comments

Tax changes under the new fuel economy and exhaust emissions test regimes will force businesses away from diesel fleets as the Government looks to tackle urban … Read More »

The £365m Diesel Tax Grab

8 months ago / 0 comments

Professor Colin Tourick is unconvinced by the company car tax reforms announced in the latest Budget.

VED reform needed to fund new roads

10 months ago / 0 comments

Dwindling revenues from Vehicle Excise Duty and fuel duty due to ultra-low emission vehicle take-up will create problems for the funding of roads, particularly with commitments … Read More »

Diesel tax hikes ‘creating CO2 problem’, says PSA Group

11 months ago / 0 comments

Government tax reform penalising diesel vehicles is hindering the uptake of clean engines, encouraging fleets to pick the wrong fuel and potentially slowing CO2 reductions, according … Read More »

Tax on new diesel cars in Autumn Budget could ‘backfire’

1 year ago / 0 comments

Implementing surcharges on new diesel cars to drive air quality ambitions could actually backfire, in particular with regards to fleets.

Government urged to spend rising fuel and motoring tax income on roads

1 year ago / 0 comments

Potholes and congestion on local roads could be eased if the government gave the income from rising fuel and motoring taxes to councils.

Clock ticking on urgent WLTP tax reforms

1 year ago / 0 comments

As Europe shifts over to the new WLTP fuel economy test cycle, Alex Grant looks at the urgent need for clarity on how tax bands will be reformed to … Read More »

HMRC confirmation on salary sacrifice to cut costs for fleets

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fleets and drivers are to save money on salary sacrifice schemes following HMRC confirmation on how the new Optional Remuneration Arrangements (‘OpRA’) legislation should be applied.

WLTP requires urgent tax reform, experts warn

1 year ago / 0 comments

The UK’s car tax system needs to be reformed as soon as the next fiscal year to account for higher CO2 figures generated under the new … Read More »

Clarity needed on changing vehicle tax

1 year ago / 0 comments

The fleet sector has called for clarity on changes to the tax regime as the government looks to fund improvements to air quality through taxation on … Read More »

Car clampings soar in wake of tax disc abolition

2 years ago / 0 comments

The number of cars clamped for drivers’ non-payment of vehicle tax has shot up following the abolition of the paper tax disc.