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Mileage allowances

Note: HMRC approved mileage allowance for employees using their own car is 45p.

Fuel-only mileage rates

HMRC advisory mileage rates for employee private mileage reimbursement or employer reimbursement of business mileage are:

1 March 2019

These mileage rates officially apply as of 1 March 2019

Advisory fuel only mileage rates
Rates per mile
Engine sizePetrolLPG
1400cc or smaller11p7p
1401cc to 2000cc14p8p
Over 2000cc21p13p
Engine sizeDiesel
1600cc or smaller10p
1601cc to 2000cc11p
Over 2000cc13p

1 December 2018

These mileage rates officially apply as of 1 December 2018

Advisory fuel only mileage rates
Rates per mile
Engine sizePetrolLPG
1400cc or smaller12p8p
1401cc to 2000cc15p10p
Over 2000cc22p15p
Engine sizeDiesel
1600cc or smaller10p
1601cc to 2000cc12p
Over 2000cc14p

1 September 2018
These mileage rates officially apply as of 1 September 2018

Advisory fuel only mileage rates
Rates per mile
Engine sizePetrolLPG
1400cc or smaller12p7p
1401cc to 2000cc15p9p
Over 2000cc22p13p
Engine sizeDiesel
1600cc or smaller10p
1601cc to 2000cc12p
Over 2000cc13p

1 June 2018
These mileage rates officially apply as of 1 June 2018

Advisory fuel only mileage rates
Rates per mile
Engine sizePetrolLPG
1400cc or smaller11p7p
1401cc to 2000cc14p9p
Over 2000cc22p14p
Engine sizeDiesel
1600cc or smaller10p
1601cc to 2000cc11p
Over 2000cc13p
For employees using their own transport

The approved maximum tax and national insurance free mileage allowances for employees using their own transport for business are as follows:

Flat rateFirst 10,000 MilesMiles over 10,000
Car or van45p25p
Motorcycle24p24p
Bicycle20p20p

Employees can claim tax relief on any shortfall.

Rates of up to 5p per mile, per passenger, are also tax and NIC free when paid for the carriage of fellow employees in a car or van on the same business trip.

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