- Start importing
- Prohibited and restricted imports
- Import animals
- Commercial ships and cruise liners
- Lodge your import entry
- Preferential tariff duty rates
- Customs exchange rates
- Import payments and refunds
- Deferred accounts for importers
- Deferred accounts for brokers
- Import forms and documents
- What is Excise?
- Apply for a licence
- Lodge your excise entry
- Claim excise duty remission or refund
- Pay excise duty and other charges
- Apply for excise duty credit or drawback
- Moving excisable items
- Changing, suspending or cancelling your licence
- Amend, surrender or transfer your licence
- Change your entry or payment timeframe
- Customs-Controlled Areas
- Excise forms and documents
From 1 October 2018 Customs will have a new Act. The changes mainly affect our business customers. Find out what this may mean for your business.
Fuels: Increase in Petroleum/Engine Fuel Monitoring Levy (PEFML) 1 July 2017
The PEFML levy will increase on 1 July 2017 to 0.3 cents per litre (up from the existing rate of 0.2 cents per litre).
The levy applies to petroleum or engine fuel that is specified in the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table as a type of:
- motor spirit
- ethyl alcohol (under the heading Fuels in Part A or B of the Table).
(a list of the tariff items and excise items that are subject to the levy attached here – effective 1 January 2017).
The legislation that provides for the new rate is the Energy (Petrol, Engine Fuel and Gas) Levy Regulations 2017.
Fuel removed from a licensed manufacturing area or imported after midnight on 30 June 2017 will be subject to the new rate.
If you need further information, please contact Customs on 0800 428 786 (0800 4 CUSTOMS).