This is a brief overview on the understanding of the new road fund tax coming in to affect, the way vehicle tax is calculated will change for cars and some motor homes on April 1st 2017
The change won’t affect any vehicles registered before April, but drivers can check the vehicle tax rates to make sure they know what they need to pay.
The Rates Explained
Vehicle tax for the first year is based on CO2 emissions.
After the first year, the amount of tax that needs to be paid depends on the type of vehicle. The rates are:
New vehicles with a list price of more than £40,000
If a vehicle has a list price (the published price before any discounts) of more than £40,000, the rate of tax is based on CO2 for the first year.
After the first year, the rate depends on the type of vehicle (petrol, diesel, alternative fuel or zero emissions) and an additional rate of £310 a year for the next 5 years.
After those 5 years, the vehicle will then be taxed at one of the standard rates (£140, £130, or £0, depending on vehicle type).
2017 Driving With A Mobile Law Changes
Vehicle tax rate tables can be found here so you can see how you will be affected
All information gathered from the official gov.uk website which was First published: 30 January 2017