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Charging for charging: how an EV duty might fix motoring taxes

Rising EV adoption is creating a £32bn black hole in government finances, says Loop

Mark Moran
11 April 2023
Government could sidestep the unpopular and politically divisive issue of road pricing by introducing a simple per kWh duty on the energy used to recharge electric vehicles
Let`s Simplify Vehicle Tax
Let`s Simplify Vehicle Tax


The rising popularity of electric vehicles is creating a black hole in public finances that, if left unchecked, could see the government lose out on £32bn in tax.

While some believe only nationwide road pricing can provide the answer, a new report suggests the groundwork is already being laid for a far simpler solution.

The report by automotive PR and communications agency Loop shows that the government could sidestep the unpopular and politically divisive issue of road pricing by...

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