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New rates for road tax confirmed

Posted on 18th Apr 2019
An increase in Vehicle Excise Duty, in line with inflation, was confirmed in the Chancellor’s Spring Statement last month. The new rates took effect from 1 April.
  • New rates for road tax confirmed

    An increase in Vehicle Excise Duty, in line with inflation, was confirmed in the Chancellor’s Spring Statement last month.   The new rates took effect from 1 April.

     

    The annual VED for cars when they are first registered is now as follows:

     

    Emissions (g/km) of CO2 
    First year rate petrol
    cars and RDE2 
    standard diesel cars
    First Year rate non- 
    RDE2 diesel cars
    Alternative fuel
    cars
    0  
    £0
    £0
    £0
    1-50  
    £10  
    £25
    £0
    51-75 
    £25
    £110 
    £15
    76-90 
    £110
    £130
    £100
    91-100
    £130
    £150
    £120
    101-110
    £150
    £170
    £140
    111-130 
    £170
    £210
    £160
    131-150  
    £210                            
    £530
    £200
    151-170 
    £530                            
    £855
    £520
    171-190
    £855                            
    £1,280 
    £845
    191-225  
    £1,280                         
    £1,815
    £1,270
    226-255   
    £1,815                         
    £2,135
    £1,805
    Over 255    
    £2,135 
    £2,135
    £2,125
     

    Subsequent VED payments from the second year onwards are now £145 for petrol and diesel cars, and £135 for alternative fuel vehicles.  Pure electric cars are exempt.  Cars with a list price over £40,000 will pay a £310 supplement for five years from the second time the vehicle is taxed.

     

    For cars first registered between 1 March, 2001, and 31 March, 2017, the VED rates are as follows:

     

    VED Band
    CO2 emissions
    (g/km)
    Standard rate*
    A
    Up to 100
    £0
    B
    101-110 
    £20
    C
    111-120 
    £30
    D
    121-130
    £125
    E
    131-140 
    £145
    F
    141-150
    £160
    G
    151-165 
    £200
    H
    166-175 
    £235
    I
    176-185 
    £260
    J
    186-200
    £300
    K**
    201-225
    £325
    L
    226-255 
    £555
    M
    Over 255
    £570
     

    * There is an alternative fuel discount in 2019/20 of £10 for all cars.

    ** includes cars emitting over 225 g/km registered before March 23, 2006.

     

     

Article by
Wilson and Co
10 months ago
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