Apply for a fuel tax refund

Consumers can apply for refunds on gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel for permitted activities under the Fuel Oil Tax Act.

Eligibility

Consumers buying fuel for these off-road commercial activities can apply for a fuel tax refund:

  • Farming
  • Fishing
  • Hunting or outfitting
  • Logging
  • Mining
  • Sawmills
  • Tourism
  • Trapping

You can also apply for a fuel tax refund for:

  • Golf course operations
  • Stationary generators

Apply for a fuel tax refund

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Include these supporting documents:
    • a copy of the receipt showing the taxes you paid;
    • a description of the type of equipment that the fuel used;
    • the litres used in each piece of equipment over the refund period; and
    • the location where you used the fuel.
  3. Include the applicable documentation for the commercial activity you are undertaking.
    • Farming: Current property assessment
    • Fishing: Commercial fishing licence
    • Generator: Current property assessment
    • Logging: Timber permit
    • Mining: Claim documents or water licence
    • Outfitting: Outfitting operating certificate
    • Sawmills: Business licence
    • Tourism: Wilderness tourism licence
    • Trapping: Trapping licence
  4. Submit your completed application.
    In person: 2071 Second Avenue, 3rd floor, Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Department of Finance (B-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 2C6

Apply for a tax refund on fuel used for space heating

Consumers can also apply for a tax refund on fuel used for space heating.

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Submit the application.
    In person: 2071 Second Avenue, 3rd floor, Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Department of Finance (B-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 2C6

Current fuel tax rates

  • Gasoline: 6.2 cents per litre
  • Diesel: 7.2 cents per litre
  • Aviation: 1.1 cents per litre
  • Propane: No tax
  • Heating: No tax
Contact: 

For questions about applying for your fuel tax refund email fininfo@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-5345 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5345.