Car and Fuel Benefits

Car and Fuel Benefits


Taxable benefit is chargeable value multiplied by chargeable percentage.

Chargeable value:

Initial list price of car (including most accessories), reduced by any capital contribution (maximum £5,000) by employee when the car is first made available.

Chargeable percentages 2022/23 to 2024/25:

CO2 emissions (g/km)
Scale charge
1-50 – EV range 70 – 129 miles
1-50 – EV range 40 – 69 miles
1-50 – EV range 30 – 39 miles
1-50 – EV range under 30 miles
60 and over
Add 1% for every 5g/km
Add 4% for diesel cars
Subject to 37% maximum

Cars that meet the Real Driving Emissions Step 2 (RDE2) standard are exempt from the diesel supplement.

Fuel provided for private motoring

Where employer provides fuel for private motoring in an employer-owned car, CO2-based percentage from above table multiplied by £25,300 (2021/22 £24,600). Employee contributions for fuel do not reduce taxable figure unless all private fuel is paid for by the employee (in which case there is no benefit charge).

Where fuel is provided for private use of company vans there is a flat rate charge of £688 (2021/22 £669).

Company Vans and Commercial Vehicles

Unless private use of a company van is insignificant the taxable benefit for 2022/23 is £3,600 (2021/22 £3,500). Where the van has zero CO2 emissions the benefit is NIL.

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