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Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 8082, tabled on 20 July 2015

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2015 to Question 6981, whether agricultural vehicles used for journeys of more than 1.5 kilometres on public roads will be exempt from paying Vehicle Excise Duty.

Answered on

7 September 2015

The Vehicle Excise Duty exemption for agricultural vehicles applies to vehicles used on public roads for journeys of up to 1.5 kilometres. The reforms to Vehicle Excise Duty announced at the Summer Budget will apply to cars first registered on or after 1 April 2017 and will not include any changes to the exemption for agricultural vehicles

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