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  • Claiming

    Generally, you can claim your fuel tax credits whenever you like, as long as we receive your claim within four years after the date you acquired the fuel. We will work out the amount of your fuel tax credit using the rate that applies for the period you have provided.

    When you claim your fuel tax credits:

    • nominate the earliest fuel purchase date and latest fuel purchase date to indicate the claim or return period
    • enter the eligible quantity of fuel (litres or kilograms) you have acquired for use.

    The easiest way to claim your fuel tax credits is by using our online services. Lodging your Fuel tax credits non-business form electronically is quick, easy and secure which means you:

    • can lodge at a time that's convenient to you
    • may get a faster refund
    • get help to avoid mistakes
    • can review your claim before lodging, and check that the amount calculated equals what you expect to receive
    • will receive a confirmation with a receipt ID.

    How to claim

    If you’re an individual, use Online services for individuals and sole traders (accessed via myGov):

    • select Lodgments then Client forms
    • select Fuel tax credit non-GST then New claim
    • complete all mandatory fields and review the information
    • tick the Declaration box and select Submit.

    If you are a not-for-profit organisation (not registered for GST), you can claim fuel tax credits using Online services for business:

    • select Lodgments then Reports and forms
    • select Fuel tax credit non-GST then New claim
    • complete all mandatory fields and review the information
    • tick the Declaration box and select Submit.

    If you cannot access our online services you can lodge your claim:

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    Last modified: 27 Sep 2021QC 44540