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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Section 238: Modest private use of heavy goods vehicles

973.This section derives from section 159AC of ICTA which prevents a benefit being chargeable where there is modest private use of a heavy goods vehicle. The exemption here goes wider and provides for no liability to income tax however that liability may arise. See Change 41 in Annex 1.

974.The exemptions in section 159AC(2)(b), (3)(a) and (3)(c) of ICTA, dealing with expenses in connection with the vehicle, are dealt with in section 239.

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