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Fuel Tax Council

Fuel Tax Council

Fuel Tax Administration in Canada

Our Purpose

To develop and achieve an effective and efficient cooperative fuel tax administration model that will curtail tax evasion and promote uniformity based upon measurable objectives.


Our Organization

The Fuel Tax Council was established in 1998. The current structure of FTC has two committees, the Advisory Committee (Made up of Government and Industry Members) and the Steering Committee (Made up solely of government members).

Current Projects

- Information Exchange


- Performance Management Review


- System audit documentation


- Ongoing training research and development


- Inventory Losses


- Upgrade Website


- Training Courses


- Ongoing uniform reporting and audit issues


- Alternative Fuels


- Operating and Funding Model Review


Past Accomplishments

- Generic fuel tax returns and schedules


- Common fuel dye standards


- Training course development (3 Courses)


- Fuel tax allocation


- Revised recommended dye injector specifications


- Joint Audit Best Practices and Co-ordination


- E-filing Standard Amendments


- Enforcement Binder


- Revised Glossary of Terms and Definitions


- Fuel Tax Guide