Changes to the advisory fuel rates from 1 December 2009

To reflect the increase in fuel prices, HMRC have issued new advisory fuel rates for employees driving employer provided cars.

These take effect for all journeys undertaken from 1 December, so employers using the advisory rates should advise affected employees and update any expense forms as soon as possible. The advisory fuel rates may be used for journeys undertaken on or after 1 December 2009. Engine size Petrol Diesel LPG 1400cc or less 11p (10p) 11p (10p) 7p (7p) 1401cc - 2000cc 14p (12p) 11p (10p) 8p (8p) Over 2000cc 20p (18p) 14p (13p) 12p (12p) HMRC have in the past given employers a month's notice of changes to these rates. However, according to the HMRC guidance: After discussions with the relevant trade bodies