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Manitoba Motive Fuel and Gasoline Tax Information Notice, “Cargo Flights - Reduced Aviation Fuel Tax Rate”

Tax Development Mar 27, 2009

This notice has been issued by Manitoba to inform taxpayers of the 2009 Manitoba budget changes for Motive Fuel and Gasoline Tax. The aviation fuel tax rate for cargo flights will be reduced from 3.2 cents to 1.5 cents per litre, effective July 1, 2009. In addition, the fuel tax exemption for aviation fuel purchased in Manitoba for international cargo flights will be broadened, effective July 1, 2009, to include direct and indirect cargo flights to and from the United States. This exemption will be administered through a refund program.

MB Notice Cargo Flights