A new super-deduction tax relief, announced in the Budget, can be applied to fleets investing in new vans and trucks, HMRC has confirmed.
The Government has been criticised for cutting the plug-in van and truck grants just as commercial operators begin deploying electric vehicles (EVs).
All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics wants essential user rebate on fuel duty, cutting the effective level of fuel duty to that of Germany.
The case involved the use of three vehicles – two Volkswagen Kombis and a Vauxhall Vivaro – and whether they should be treated as cars or vans for tax purposes.
Defining when a vehicle is a van or a company car for tax purposes remains “hopelessly unclear”, according to accountancy firm RSM.
Organisations and drivers who take on new zero emission, ultra low emission and other alternatively fuelled vans will benefit from ongoing incentives under Government plans to reform the van vehicle excise duty system.
BVLRA has welcomed the Government’s decision not to introduce an emissions-based regime for van vehicle excise duty until at least April 2021.
Government wants vehicle excise duty (VED) for vans to be graduated according to their emissions in the same way it is for cars.
Redrow Homes and WPI Civil Engineering have been fined after the death of scaffolder Henry Jones in 2013.
The Bill will give powers to support UK hauliers operating internationally after the UK leaves the EU.
Support to end tax exemption for diesel fuels used in smaller second engines of commercial vehicles, according to Dearman.
FTA experts have drawn up a briefing paper to advise commercial fleets on the main proposals of the European Commission’s ‘Mobility Package’.
Operators are being warned their licences could be revoked if the mandatory requirements are not met when the time expires.
The FTA is calling on the chancellor to cut fuel duty in the Budget so UK businesses can continue to trade cost effectively in a new, post-Brexit environment.
FTA says a cut would have boosted Britain’s economy by putting money in people’s pockets and reducing costs for transport operators.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) says commercial fleet operators risk falling foul of the law if the tax status of self-employed drivers doesn’t “stack up”.
LCV operators risk a “legislation minefield” when ordering Euro 6-compliant vehicles that could be transformed into ‘heavy duty’ vehicles following conversion.
Vehicle technology company Abax has launched its new campaign to highlight the importance of compliance with HMRC mileage rules.
G4S has failed in an attempt to avoid more than half a million pounds in tax by claiming parking fines were a business expense.
The Close Brothers business barometer has revealed that nearly three quarters (72%) of SMEs in the transport sector welcome the new UK National Living Wage.