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Nova Scotia Releases Bulletin on Fuel Tax Refunds

Tax Development Jun 18, 2018

The Government of Nova Scotia has issued a Bulletin on “Fuel Tax Refunds” to identify different industries, organizations, and persons who may be eligible for a fuel tax refund.  Of note, municipalities and public works corporations, ambassadors and other diplomats, visiting armed services, fishing vessels, water well drillers, commercial ferries, commercial farming and forestry operations, and manufacturers of goods for sale are eligible for a refund, amongst other persons and organizations. 

Applications for fuel tax refunds should be filed for a period of 12 months, or when the refund claim would exceed $100.  Applications must be made no later than 15 months from the date the fuel was purchased.