Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Transport>Transport systems>Modal shift
Agency:Australian Taxation Office
Description:Fuel tax credits are provided for rail transport to improve its competitive position. The current fuel tax credit rate for various rail transportation activities is AUD 38.143 cents per litre. The credit also applies to use of rail vehicles for rail transport connected activities, such as maintenance or repair, as well as for using equipment in or on the rail vehicle that is incidental to using the rail vehicle, such as air conditioning, heating or lighting.

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