Carbon tax rates by fuel type

Publication Date: February 28, 2023

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Carbon tax rates for liquid fuels
Fuel type Units for tax rates April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2024 April 1, 2025 April 1, 2026
Gasoline ¢/litre 11.05 14.31 17.61 20.91 24.22
Light fuel oil (includes diesel, locomotive fuel, heating oil and industrial oil) ¢/litre 13.01 16.85 20.74 24.62 28.51
Heavy fuel oil ¢/litre 15.93 20.72 25.50 30.28 35.06
Aviation fuel ¢/litre 12.44 15.92 19.59 23.26 26.94
Jet fuel ¢/litre 12.91 16.78 20.65 24.53 28.40
Kerosene ¢/litre 12.91 16.78 20.65 24.53 28.40
Naphtha ¢/litre 11.27 14.65 18.03 21.42 24.80
Methanol ¢/litre 5.49 7.14 8.78 10.43 12.08
Carbon tax rates for gaseous fuels
Fuel type Units for tax rates April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2024 April 1, 2025 April 1, 2026
Natural gas $/gigajoule 2.5588 3.2384 3.9859 4.7334 5.4809
¢/cubic metre 9.79 12.39 15.25 18.11 20.97
Propane ¢/litre 7.74 10.06 12.38 14.70 17.03
Butane ¢/litre 8.90 11.57 14.24 16.91 19.58
Ethane ¢/litre 5.09 6.62 8.15 9.68 11.21
Gas liquids ¢/litre 8.32 10.81 13.31 15.81 18.30
Pentanes plus ¢/litre 8.90 11.57 14.24 16.91 19.58
Refinery gas ¢/cubic metre 13.50 13.96 17.18 20.40 23.62
Coke oven gas ¢/cubic metre 3.50 4.55 5.60 6.65 7.70
Carbon tax rates for solid fuels
Fuel type Units for tax rates April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2024 April 1, 2025 April 1, 2026
Low heat value coal $/tonne 88.62 115.21 141.80 168.38 194.97
High heat value coal $/tonne 112.58 145.02 178.48 211.95 245.41
Coke $/tonne 158.99 206.68 254.38 302.07 349.77
Petroleum coke ¢/litre 19.19 24.52 30.18 35.84 41.49
Carbon tax rates for combustibles
Fuel type Units for tax rates April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2024 April 1, 2025 April 1, 2026
Peat $/tonne 51.10 66.43 81.76 97.09 112.42
Combustible waste (includes whole and shredded tires and asphalt shingles) $/tonne 99.87 129.82 159.78 189.74 219.70
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