Friday, September 18, 2020

Five fibs which could invalidate insurance

The consequences of withholding or giving false information to obtain cheaper car insurance can be severe.  Far from saving money, being untruthful can be costly.
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Budget 2018: Electric charge points 100% FYA extended

Electric charge points installed by businesses will qualify for an extended period of 100% First Year Allowances it was announced in Budget 2018
Company car drivers still uncertain over taxation after budget

Budget 2018: Company car tax to be based on WLTP from April 2020

If there was an end to austerity announced in the Budget 2018, company car drivers won't feel the effect with no change in taxation
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VAT fuel scale charge tables

If you are a business that supplies free fuel to your employees, then you need to use the new VAT fuel scale charge tables applicable from May 01
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Why you should read this about WLTP

WLTP is the new method of measuring fuel consumption and CO2 emissions Virtually all new cars will have to show the new WLTP measurement from September 01, 2018 It will...
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Government hints at tax incentives for electric vehicles

The Government has hinted that tax incentives for electric vehicles will be available to accelerate the move towards a zero emission future
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Company car fuel benefit tax

Car fuel benefit tax is payable if your company provides you with all the fuel for your company car. We explain what the tax is; and how to avoid it - because it's likely you're paying more in tax than the benefit of the free fuel from your company
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What is GAP insurance?

If your car is written off, the insurance payout will leave you out of pocket when you come to get a replacement. That's where GAP insurance comes in to fill the gap between the price paid and the market value of the car. It's also applicable to car leasing.
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cap hpi study shows CO2 rises by 10% under WLTP but PHEVs hit worst

A cap hpi study of more than 600 vehicles has shown that CO2 rises by 10% under WLTP but PHEVs are hit worst under the new more realistic measurement of mpg and CO2 emissions
Employers need to report all Benefits in Kind including salary sacrifice cars

HMRC warns companies to report salary sacrifice and cash allowance benefits under new OpRA...

HMRC has reminded employers that they must report salary sacrifice and cash allowance agreements on form P11D using the new OpRA rules
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Lease rental restrictions

IF you contract hire your business cars, then those business car lease rentals are an allowable expense against income tax or the firm’s corporation tax.However, certain lease rental restrictions apply, depending...
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Company car tax tables for tax years 2018/19 to 2020/21

Company car tax tables are essential to help you work out the benefit in kind tax payable on your company car. Our tables show the percentage bands for 2018/19-2020/21 and include a downloadable pdf version for the first time
Company car drivers in Scotland face higher company car tax bills

Scottish company car drivers hit by higher company car tax

Thanks to a change in the Scottish taxation system, company car drivers resident in Scotland will pay higher company car tax. On top of the company car tax changes this April
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Company car tax to change over to new WLTP emission rules from April 2020

Company car tax is to change over to new WLTP emission rules from April 2020 in a new Department for Transport consultation proposal document
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WLTP fuel changeover date to be April 2020

WLTP fuel changeover date is April 2020 the Department for Transport has announced in a consultation document called Road vehicles - Improving air quality and safety
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Road tax rates 2018 with diesel supplement

Road tax rates 2018 include a diesel supplement on first year duty for cars registered from April 2018 following a major change in the system in April 2017
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800,000 drivers face £70m diesel company car tax hike

MORE than 800,000 company car drivers will pay £70m extra in diesel company car tax in 2018-19 as a result of today's Autumn Budget - including Euro 6 cars
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What’s meant by the P11D value of a company car?

WHAT’S meant by P11D value of a company car? And is it different from the On The Road (OTR) price?These are the questions company car drivers often ask.The P11D value of...
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Tax: what is company van tax?

IF A driver uses a company van for private mileage, he or she must pay company van tax - the van benefit charge.It's the commercial vehicle equivalent of company car tax...
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Company car tax explained

Here's a basic crib for what every company car manager and business car driver needs to know about the dreaded tax. Sneak a look if you're in doubt.