Gasoline tax rebates, how to get them!
Provincial Gasoline Tax Rebate for Persons with Disabilities
People with certain disabilities may apply for a refund of tax paid on fuel purchased for their motor vehicles. The refund is based on the amount of taxes paid, to a maximum of $500 annually.
You must meet all of the following criteria to qualify for the program:
- you must be a "person with disabilities" as defined in the Motor Fuel Tax Act
- you must be at least 16 years old
- you must be a registered owner or lessee of a motor vehicle, or provide a letter from the registered owner indicating you are a joint owner of the vehicle
Qualified persons must first register before claiming a refund. Please see Register for the Fuel Tax Refund Program for Persons with Disabilities.
Applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:
PO BOX 9442 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC V8W 9V4
Federal Excise Gasoline Tax Refund Program
If you are medically certified as having a permanent mobility impairment, and you cannot safely use public transportation, you can apply for a refund of part of the federal excise tax on the gasoline you buy.
For more information and an application form, see Information Sheet XE8, Federal Excise Gasoline Tax Refund Program.