Fuel tax rates

Fuel tax rates were last changed on January 1, 1992. The current rates are:

  • 14.3¢ per litre

Effective July 1 until December 31, 2022, the fuel tax rate will be reduced from 14.3 cents per litre to 9.0 cents per litre, representing a cut of 5.3 cents per litre. The tax rate decrease takes effect at 12:01 a.m., July 1, 2022. This temporary tax cut applies to clear diesel (including blended), clear kerosene and biodiesel.

  • 4.5¢ per litre for railway equipment

The current dye cost (updated quarterly) is $3.06 per litre.

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1981-05-20 - 2023-03-31

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