Fuel Tax

Current Fuel Tax Rates and Dye Cost

Current Fuel Tax Rate

  • 14.3¢ per litre
  • 4.5¢ per litre for railway equipment

The Fuel Tax rates last changed on January 1, 1992.

Current Dye Cost

  • $2.00 from April 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014

Historical Fuel Tax Rates

Effective Date Clear Fuel
Regular

¢/litre
Clear Fuel
Railway

¢/litre
Single Trip Permits
¢/km
January 1, 1992 14.3 4.5 8.9 ($5.00 min.)
April 30, 1991 12.6 3.95 7.9 ($4.50 min.)
May 18, 1989 10.9 3.4 5.0 ($3.00 min.)
July 1, 1986 9.9 3.1 5.0 ($3.00 min.)
January 1, 1986 9.9 3.1 6.1 ($7.75 min.)
July 1, 1984 9.3 2.9 6.1 ($7.75 min.)
April 1, 1984 9.4 2.9 6.2 ($7.85 min.)
January 1, 1984 9 2.8 5.9 ($7.50 min.)
October 1, 1983 9.3 2.9 6.1 ($7.75 min.)
July 1, 1983 9.6 3 6.3 ($8.00 min.)
April 1, 1983 9.3 2.9 6.1 ($7.75 min.)
January 1, 1983 9.5 3 6.2 ($7.90 min.)
October 1, 1982 9.3 2.9 6.1 ($7.75 min.)
April 1, 1982 8.5 2.6 5.6 ($7.10 min.)
January 1, 1982 8.3 2.6 5.5 ($6.90 min.)
October 1, 1981 8.1 2.5 5.4 ($6.75 min.)
July 1, 1981 7.8 2.4 5.2 ($6.50 min.)
May 20, 1981 7 2.2 4.7 ($6.00 min.)

Historical Dye Costs

Effective Date Dye Cost
per litre
January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 $1.91
October 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013 $1.85
July 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013 $1.92
April 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013 $1.91
January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013 $1.88
October 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012 $1.85
July 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012 $1.90
April 1, 2012 to June 30, 2012 $2.10
January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2012 $2.02
October 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011 $2.00
July 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011 $2.06
April 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011 $1.89
January 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 $1.57[*]
October 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 $1.54[*]
July 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010 $1.570[*]
April 1, 2010 to June 31, 2010 $1.570[*]
January 1, 2010 to March 31, 2010 $1.540
October 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009 $1.506
July 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009 $1.437
April 1, 2009 to June 30, 2009 $1.475
February 1, 2009 to March 31, 2009 $1.5277
Prior to February 1, 2009 $1.058

Footnotes:

[*] GST/HST-excluded price.

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