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June 30, 2016 at 1:42 PM

New rules have been implemented this year but do you understand them?


How does HMRC defines a van?

  • A vehicle primarily constructed for the conveyance of goods or burden
  • A gross vehicle weight - fully laden - not exceeding 3,500kgs

Do you qualify for the insignificant private use?

If you just use your van just to commute and go around for business, then, you're ok.

How much van tax will you pay?

For a 20 per cent taxpayer it’s 20% times £3,170, which gives an annual figure of £630. 40 per cent taxpayers will pay double for obvious reasons.

Double Cab and Crew Cab pick-up tax rules

The same tax rules apply, however HMRC has certain regulations for a Pick-up to be classified as a commercial vehicle.

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