Prepare for sharp hike in car tax

Adrian Holliday

George Osborne's Autumn Statement arrives shortly. Will there be a fuel duty freeze? It's unlikely given that the total Treasury fuel duty take is -1.7% down on last year - from a massive £27.26bn in 2010/11 to £26.80bn for 2011/12.

But there's another nasty tax lurker the Chancellor may well likely launch at British motorists tomorrow.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%