|The government make you pay 58.95p fuel tax on every litre of petrol. Then they make you pay VAT on the petrol. Then the thieving rogues make you pay VAT on the fuel tax too (11.79p per litre)! This means that
of the cost of fuel is tax.
That's a tax rate of about
(Compare this with the basic income tax rate of 20%)
Work out how much stealth tax you are paying:
Fuel Tax Calculator
Note that the rates above vary as the cost of the fuel before tax changes. See these tables to understand why:
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