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Fuel Benefits

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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Tax aspects of using a work’s van

If an employee is able to use a work’s van for private use, which generally includes home-to-work travel, there will be a taxable benefit and a subsequent tax charge. From 6 April 2019, the flat-rate van benefit charge has risen from £3,350 to £3,430, representing a small increase in real terms to a basic rate …

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