New rates for diesels come into force

From the start of this month, new company car taxes for diesels come into force, following the Government’s decision to increase the surcharge for diesel cars from 3% to 4% at last November’s Autumn Budget Statement. For fleet operators who…

Five fleet issues to face for 2018

Welcome to the New Year! I trust you all had an excellent festive break and are feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever the New Year of 2018 may bring. For fleets I think there are some certainties about what…

Can the BVRLA stop company car tax rising?

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has written to the Chancellor ahead of the Budget in November, urging him to consider the implications of placing a further tax burden upon the company car market. In the association’s submission,…

Changes to Vehicle Excise Duty

The way road tax, or Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), is calculated is changing for cars registered from 1 April 2017. Commercial vehicles are not affected. What is changing? In essence, the current CO2-based bands are being reformed with fewer cars exempted…