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Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2017 00:01 GMT

The vast majority of drivers buying new cars from 1 April will end up paying significantly more in car tax than they would do if they had bought the same vehicle just a day earlier, new figures from the RAC show.

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 12:33 GMT

Four in 10 motorists think the Chancellor will raise IPT again in the Budget

RAC urges Chancellor to play fair with motorists in tomorrow's Autumn Statement

RAC urges Chancellor to play fair with motorists in tomorrow's Autumn Statement

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2016 12:45 GMT

The RAC is calling on the Chancellor to play fair with motorists in tomorrow's Autumn Statement

DVLA annual accounts show a £93m loss in revenue  following the abolition of the paper tax disc

DVLA annual accounts show a £93m loss in revenue following the abolition of the paper tax disc

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2016 13:08 BST

RAC fears evasion has played a part in increased loss of revenue from vehicle excise duty shown in DVLA's annual report and accounts published on 19 July 2016

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Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

News   •   Jul 03, 2018 13:59 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to reports that indicate the government is to consider ending the fuel duty freeze

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC reacts to a report by Professor David Begg and Greener Journeys calling for an increase in fuel duty to deter people from taking car journeys

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 14:32 GMT

The RAC's Peter Williams reacts to today's Budget announcements - which included the Chancellor ruling out taxes on existing diesel drivers

RAC reacts to rise in number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads - plus loss in tax revenue

RAC reacts to rise in number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads - plus loss in tax revenue

News   •   Nov 16, 2017 11:13 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to new government data out today that shows the Treasury is missing out on tax revenue of up to £107m a year due to a rise in untaxed vehicles

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What makes up the price of a litre of petrol in the UK?

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, this interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of unleaded petrol that is tax.

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RAC Parliamentary Newsletter #17 - March 2017

RAC Parliamentary Newsletter #17 - March 2017

Documents   •   Mar 27, 2017 11:14 BST

This month, the RAC looks at the impact of the Chancellor's spring Budget on Motorists, new VED rates and our new Be Phone Smart campaign

Budget 2016 representation by the RAC

Budget 2016 representation by the RAC

Documents   •   Mar 09, 2016 12:38 GMT

Ahead of Budget 2016 on 16 March 2016, the RAC publishes a representation on behalf of its members and UK motorists