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Changes in Road Transport Fuel Duty and VAT Increase

UK Petroleum Industry Association
January 2011



The March 2010 Budget statement announced a number of changes affecting road transport fuel duty.

Fuel duty increased by 1 penny per litre on 1 April 2010, followed by a further 1 penny rise on 1 October 2010 and the remaining 0.76p per litre on 1 January 2011.

On 4 January 2011, VAT chargeable on the total pump price increased from 17.5% to 20%.

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UKPIA, Nick Vandervell +44 (0)20 7269 7604

Notes to editors:

  1. UKPIA represents the oil refining and marketing companies operating in the UK, which also own approximately 2,229 of the UK's 8,921 service stations.
  2. UKPIA members own and operate the nine crude oil processing refineries in the UK.


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