2015/16 Year End Strategies – Business motoring – drive down your tax bill

The car benefit and car fuel benefit (where fuel for private use is provided with the car), on which you pay income tax at up to 45%, is calculated at up to 37% of the list price (car) and the same percentage on a notional £22,100 (fuel).

It may well be worth conducting a complete review of your company car policy, as it could prove more beneficial to pay employees for business mileage in their own vehicles at the statutory mileage rates, especially if their business mileage is high.