Fuel tax credits calculation worksheet

We have tools to help you to work out your claim online. These tools are quick and easy to use and will help you get your claim right:

If you claim under $10,000 in fuel tax credits in a year there are now simpler ways to record and calculate your claim.

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How to work out your fuel tax credits

There are three steps to calculate your fuel tax credits using our worksheet

Step 1: Work out your eligible quantities

Work out how much fuel (liquid or gaseous) you acquired for each business activity.

Step 2: Check which rate applies for the fuel

Use the rate that applied when you acquired the fuel, including fuel used in heavy vehicles.

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Step 3: Work out the amount of your fuel tax credits

Multiply the eligible quantity of fuel by the relevant fuel tax credit rate (step 1 x step 2). You must divide the result by 100 to convert it into dollars. Claim the whole dollar amount on your BAS. Do not include cents.

Example worksheet

Example of a completed fuel tax credits calculation worksheet

BAS period




Eligible fuel type

Fuel acquired for eligible business use

(litres or kilograms)

(Step 1)

Business fuel use

Date fuel acquired

Fuel tax credit rate when you acquired the fuel

(cents per litre / kilogram)

Use the rates

(Step 2)

Fuel tax credit amount ($)

Amount must be converted to dollars.

Step 3 = (Step 1 × Step 2) ÷ 100



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Construction equipment on site




Once you have calculated the amount for each rate, add all the figures together to get a total for the tax period, then claim the whole dollar amount by writing it at label 7D on your BAS.



Last modified: 29 Jul 2016QC 18871