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FairCharge Urges Cut In VAT - Daily Mail

Updated: Aug 13, 2023

Jeremy Hunt is urged to remove the 'pavement tax' on electric car owners using public charging points. Currently, drivers pay 20% VAT on electricity at public chargers, while the rate at home charging is only 5%. This disparity unfairly impacts those without driveways or garages, particularly lower-income families in terraced housing and flats. Over 40 MPs and peers have written to the Chancellor ahead of the Budget, requesting a reduction in VAT on electricity from public chargers to 5%.


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