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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 706

The Income Tax (Cash Equivalents of Car Fuel Benefits) Order 2002

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 706


INCOME TAX


The Income Tax (Cash Equivalents of Car Fuel Benefits) Order 2002

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 Made15th March 2002 
 Laid before the House of Commons15th March 2002 
 Coming into force6th April 2002 

The Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 158(4) of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988[1], hereby make the following Order:

    1.This Order may be cited as the Income Tax (Cash Equivalents of Car Fuel Benefits) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 6th April 2002.

    2.In section 158 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (car fuel) for the Tables in subsection (2) (tables of cash equivalents)[2] there shall be substituted - 


TABLE A
Cylinder capacity of car in cubic centimetresCash equivalent
1,400 or less
Ј2,240
More than 1,400 but not more than 2,000Ј2,850
More than 2,000
Ј4,200


TABLE AB
Cylinder capacity of car in cubic centimetresCash equivalent
2,000 or less
Ј2,850
More than 2,000
Ј4,200


TABLE B
Description of carCash equivalent
Any car
Ј4,200"



Tony McNulty

Graham Stringer
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

15th March 2002



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order provides for new tables of flat rate cash equivalents to be substituted in section 158(2) of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (c. 1) with effect from 6th April 2002. Directors and employees earning Ј8,500 or more a year for whom fuel is provided for private use in a company car are chargeable to income tax on an amount equal to the appropriate cash equivalent of the benefit.

Table A applies where the car has an internal combustion engine with one or more reciprocating pistons and is not a diesel car. Table AB applies where the car has an internal combustion engine with one or more reciprocating pistons and is a diesel car. Table B applies where the car does not have an internal combustion engine with one or more reciprocating pistons, and accordingly applies to rotary engined cars.


Notes:

[1] 1988 c. 1; section 158(4) was amended by section 53(3) of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1992 (c. 48).back

[2] Subsection (2) of section 158 was substituted by section 53(2) of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1992 and the Tables in that subsection were substituted by S.I. 2001/635.back



ISBN 0 11 039868 8


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