Register for fuel tax credits
Check if you can claim for fuel tax credits
You can claim credits for the fuel tax (excise or customs duty) included in the price of fuel used in business activities.
You can claim for taxable fuel that you purchase, manufacture or import. Just make sure it’s used in your business. Taxable fuels include liquid fuels, fuel blends and gaseous fuels.
Check what activities you can claim for
You can claim for business activities in:
- heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonnes
- light vehicles on private roads (not on public roads)
To be able to claim, you must be registered for goods and services tax (GST) and fuel tax credits.
Register for fuel tax credits (and other taxes)
Register for fuel tax credits through the Business Registration Service. You can use the same form to register for other taxes at the same time.
Before you apply:
- check if your business activity is eligible by using the Fuel tax credit eligibility tool
- make sure you’re registered for GST
If your business uses fuel, you may be able to claim credits for the fuel tax included in the price of fuel. Find out if you’re eligible to register for fuel tax credits by contacting Flor-Hanly's accountants in Mackay on 07 4963 4800.