Fuel tax rates

Fuel tax rates were last changed on July 1, 2022. The current rates are:

  • 9 ¢ per litre

Effective July 1, 2022 until December 31, 2024, 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 $2.49 per litre.

You can download the dataset to view the historical price points for these items.

About fuel tax

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Ministry contact: Finance

Additional information

Geographic coverage
Last Validated Date
July 1, 2024
Update frequency
As required

Fuel tax rates

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Date range: May 20, 1981 - September 30, 2024

  • XLSX
    Fuel tax rates English and French [59.4 KiB]

    Last Updated: July 1, 2024


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