Reduction of excise duty rates for motor spirits extended
09.53am 21 July 2022
The Government has announced that the reduced excise and excise-equivalent duty rate on motor spirits will be extended until 31 January 2023.
This temporary reduction of motor spirits duty started on 15 March 2022 initially for a period of 3 months, and was extended for an additional two month period until 15 August 2022. It brought the excise and excise-equivalent duty rate on motor spirits down to 45.024 cents per litre.
- The latest extension until 31 January 2023 is given effect by the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Temporary Reduction of Motor Spirits Duty) Amendment Order 2022 Amendment Order (No 2) 2022 (PDF 294 KB)
The Working Tariff Document and the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table will reflect these rates.
Read the notice on the reduction when it commenced on 15 March 2022, and the June extension.
Published: 21 July 2022