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IMPORTANT INFORMATION – DVLA Vehicle Excise Duty updateBack

Vehicles registered on or after 1 April 2017

First year

For vehicles first registered on or after 1 April 2017, first year licence rates will be based on CO2 emissions, according to the tax bands detailed in the table below.

Vehicle Excise Duty/Road Tax for Petrol and Diesel Cars

 Current Tax/VED rates to March 2017 New Tax/VED rates from April 2017
 Tax Band  Co2 First Tax  Std VED Tax Band  Co2 First Tax  Std. VED
 A  under 100  £0  £0  A  0  £0  £0
 B  101-110  £0  £20  B  0-50  £10  £140
 C  111-120  £0  £30  C  51-75  £25  £140
 D  121-130  £0  £110  D  76-90  £100  £140
 E  131-140  £130  £130  E  91-100  £120  £140
 F  141-150  £145  £145  F  101-110  £140  £140
 G  151-165  £185  £185  G  111-130  £160  £140
 H  166-175  £300  £210  H  131-150  £200  £140
 I  176-185  £355  £230  I  151-170  £500  £140
 J  186-200  £500  £270  J  171-190  £800  £140
 K  201-225  £650  £295  K  191-225  £1200  £140
 L  226-255  £885  £500  L  226-255  £1700  £140
 M  over 255  £1120  £515  M  over 255  £2000  £140

 

After the first year

After the first 12 months, vehicles will be taxed at a standard rate of £140.

  • Electric vehicle will see a nil rate and alternative fuelled vehicles will receive a £10 reduction.
  • Vehicles with a list price* of over £40,000, after the first 12 months, will incur an additional rate of £310 a year for the next 5 years.

* The list price is the individual retail price published by the manufacturer, importer or distributor for the vehicle if sold in the UK prior to any dealer discounts. The list price must be provided as it stands on the day before the date on which the vehicle will be licensed and registered.

What ‘list price’ or ‘notional price’ includes

The list price or notional price includes the price of any non-standard option fitted by the manufacturer before delivery to the dealer/retailer. The list price also includes any delivery charges for the vehicle, including any pre-delivery inspection costs (PDI) and VAT.

What ‘list price’ or ‘notional price’ does not include

Any non-standard options fitted by the dealer/retailer are not included in the list price. Also it does not include any incentive options such as track days, servicing or warranties.

For further information or clarifications, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-tax-rate-tables

Posted by Paul Carpenter on 09/12/2016