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Advisory fuel rates for company cars

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 March 2022.

The guidance states: ‘you can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the new rates apply’. The rates only apply to employees using a company car.

The advisory fuel rates for journeys undertaken on or after 1 March 2022 are:

Engine Size / Petrol

1400cc or less / 13p
1401cc – 2000cc / 15p
Over 2000cc / 22p

Engine Size / LPG

1400cc or less / 8p
1401cc – 2000cc / 10p
Over 2000cc / 15p

Engine Size / Diesel

1400cc or less / 11p
1401cc – 2000cc / 13p
Over 2000cc / 16p

HMRC guidance states that the rates only apply when you either:

  • reimburse employees for business travel in their company cars
  • require employees to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel.

You must not use these rates in any other circumstances.

The Advisory Electricity Rate for fully electric cars is 5p per mile. Electricity is not a fuel for car fuel benefit purposes.

If you would like to discuss your company car policy, please contact us.

Internet link: GOV.UK AFR