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Running a car on the company – Benefit in kind, car allowance, company fuel cards

Despite successive Governments changing the rules to increase the tax take, the provision of company cars remains one of the more popular benefits an employer can give to an employee. Benefit in kind A director or employee who earns more than £8,500 is charged an amount as a benefit in kind (BIK) if the car …

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There are five conditions that need to be met to get the tax benefits of a pool car.

When is a car a pool car? Rather than allocating specific cars to particular employees, some employers find it preferable to operate a carpool and have a number of cars available for use by employees when they need to undertake a business journey. From a tax perspective, provided that certain conditions are met, no benefit …

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