Climate Change Levy (CCL)

ll businesses are automatically charged CCL on the usage, but some businesses are exempt, and we can help you claim exemption.Not only that but you are also about to claim a rebate for the last 4 years if you have been paying for CCL during that period when you could have been exempt.

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    What is the Climate Change Levy (CCL)?

    Your energy bill is made of commodity and non-commodity costs and CCL makes up a% of those non-commodity costs. It is a tax designed to make UK businesses more sustainable. It is designed to encourage businesses to reduce energy use by being more efficient thus drive a reduction in greenhouse gases.

    CCL on average is anywhere between 4% and 7% of your entire energy bill.

    The rate for Gas has increased year on year since 2019 so the cost of CCL has been a factor in increased energy costs.

    VAT is also charged on CCL – effectively a tax on a tax.

    Who is eligible for the CCL?

    It is hard to be exact as the guidance is substantial but as a brief overview the following areas could be exempt.

    1- For supplies used in some forms of transport

    2- For use in metallurgical and mineralogical processes

    3- For Domestic and charitable non-business use

    The lists are substantial so if you want to know if you could qualify for a reduction in your energy bill, we can advise you.

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    Any business that manufactures a product which has one of the relevant SIC codes and is based in England, Scotland, or Wales, the industries might include: Textiles, Wood, Pulp, Paper, Glass fibres, Fertilisers, Chemicals, Iron, Steel, Aluminium, lead, Zinc, Tin, Copper & Battery production.

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    Leyton were always on hand to chase up any issues. This claim needed minimal time and got us the maximum reward, I would recommend Leyton to other businesses. We didn’t realise we were able to claim and every business should have access to this. It’s a no brainer for people to take advantage of and feels like an untapped resource.

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    Our dedicated Energy Tax team provides an end-to-end consultation service, taking you through the CCL claims process to ensure you receive the maximum financial benefit you are entitled to.

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    Find out how much you can claim on Energy Tax Reliefs!

    To improve the competitiveness of the UK’s most energy intensive businesses, the Government implemented a number of compensation schemes to mitigate the impact of renewables policies, including Energy-Intensive Industries (EII), UK ETS Compensation (UKETS) and Climate Change Levy (CCL).

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