UK: Mileage Allowance Payments (MAP) calculator
Calculator for mileage expenses (business use of own car in UK). It calculates the "approved amount" that can be claimed tax-free by an employee for using their own car as business travel expenses.

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Inputs - type of vehicle and distance traveled

type of vehicle
distance below first 10,000 milesmiles
distance above 10,000 milesmiles

Results - distance below 10,000 miles

distance traveled
500
miles
rate per business mile
45
pence per mile
cash to pay
225
GBP

Results - summary

distance traveled
500
miles
effective rate per business mile
0.45
pence per mile
cash to pay
225
GBP

Some facts

  • If the employee uses his own vehicle for business journeys, the employer can reimburse the car usage expenses. The Mileage Allowance Payments (MAP) is the amount that can be paid tax free.
  • The amount of money, which can be paid depends on distance traveled strictly for business purpose.
  • The per-mile rate depends on vehicle's type. Also, this rate is decreased after 10,000 miles distance reached within single tax year for cars and vans.
  • Current (2016/2017 and 2017/2018 tax years) Mileage Allowance Payment (MAP) rates are summarized below:
    • cars and vans: 45p (25p after 10,000 miles threshold reached)
    • motorbikes: 24p
    • bikes: 20p
  • Example: employee traveled 12,000 business miles. Mileage Allowance Payment is:
    MAP = 10,000 × 45p + 2,000 × 25p = 5,000 GBP

  • If you're looking for how MAPs are calculated in Poland check out our another calculator: Polish car use reimbursement flat-rate

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