New Advisory Fuel Rates published by HMRC

HM REVENUE and Customs (HMRC) has published new Advisory Fuel Rates for the three months which started on Friday (June 1) and the they reveal a 1p a mile cut in the rate for diesel cars with engines above two litres and a 1p per mile rise in all rates for LPG cars.


Under HMRC rules, for one month from the date of change, employers may use either the previous or new current rates, as they choose.


Advisory Fuel Rates apply where employers reimburse employees for business travel in their company cars, or require employees to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel. They provide a range of rates based on engine size and fuel type, and when used, are deemed to be tax-free.


The new rates with the rates for the three months March 1-May 31 in brackets are:

  • Petrol
    1400cc or less 15p (15p)
    1401cc to 2000cc 18p (18p)
    Over 2000cc 26p (26p)
  • Diesel
    1600cc or less 12p (12p)
    1601cc to 2000cc 15p (15p)
    Over 2000cc 18p (19p)
  • LPG
    1400cc or less 11p (10p)
    1401cc to 2000cc 13p (12p)
    Over 2000cc 19p (18p)

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