Tax & Revenue Administration - Important Filing,
Remittance and Claim Dates

Fuel Tax

Fuel Tax Filing and Remittance Dates

* Filing and remittance dates refer to the date that returns or remittances MUST BE RECEIVED BY TRA.  (See below for Rebate and Refund Claim Dates.)

If the required filing or remittance date falls on a weekend or a government holiday, it is deferred to the next business day.

See also:  Notice of Objection dates.

Name
of Return
Return Filing
Due Dates *
Remittance
Due Dates *
Additional
Information
Generic Fuel Collector Form:
FTG/FTD-TAX and Schedules
On or before the 28th day of the month following the month of collection. On or before the 28th day of the month following the month of collection. See instructions for forms and schedules (AB Instruct)
Consumer Return:
AT2080


(For fuel imported for personal consumption or prescribed fuel rebranded to taxable fuel)
On or before the 28th day of the month following the month fuel was imported or rebranded. On or before the 28th day of the month following the month fuel was imported or rebranded. See Information Circular:

FT-11 - Direct Remitter
Propane Tax Return:
AT360


(See "Additional Information" column)
On or before the 28th day of the month following the month propane was sold. On or before the 28th day of the month following the month propane was sold. NOTE:  Distributors must file a return each month, whether or not taxable sales were made.

Producers file only for months in which they have tax-included sales.

See Information Circular
LPG-2 - Propane Distributors Reporting and Remitting Requirements
Locomotive Fuel User Fuel Tax Return:
AT363
On or before the 28th day of the month following the month locomotive fuel consumed within Alberta or fuel rebranded. On or before the 28th day of the month following the month locomotive fuel consumed within Alberta or fuel rebranded. NOTE: A return must be filed for each calendar month, whether or not any activity occurred.

See Information Circular
RWY-1 - Railways

Please make all cheques payable to the Government of Alberta.

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Fuel Tax Rebate and Refund Claim Dates

* Dates refers to the dates claims MUST BE RECEIVED BY TRA.

If the required claim date falls on a weekend or a holiday, it is deferred to the next business day.

Name
of Application
Claim
Due Dates *
Additional
Information
Alberta Farm Fuel Distribution Allowance (AFFDA) Farmer Benefit Application:
AT4755
Not later than three years after the end of the calendar year fuel was purchased.

Must file for a minimum three-month period.

See Instructions for Completion of the Farmer Benefit Application (IN4755)

Aerial Spraying Farmer Benefit Application:
AT4826
Not later than three years after the end of the calendar year fuel was purchased.

Must file for a minimum three-month period.

See Instructions for Completion of the Farmer Benefit Application - Aerial Spraying (IN4826)

Aviation Fuel Tax Rebate: AT393 Not later than three years after the end of the year aviation fuel was purchased.

See Information Circular:

AV-1 - Aviation Fuel Tax, International Flights

Propane Retailer Claim for Refund of Propane Tax: AT384 Not later than three years after the end of the calendar year the exempt propane sale was made.

Claim must cover minimum of seven days and a separate claim must be filed for each location.

See Information Circular PRO-2 - Propane Retailers: Tax Refunds to Propane Retailers for Tax-out Sales

Tax Exempt Fuel User Rebate Application:
AT342
Not later than three years after the end of the calendar year fuel was purchased.

Returns are filed for calendar quarters.

See Information Circulars:

Also, see Instructions:

IN341 - Tax Exempt Fuel User Rebate Application - General Instruction Guide

Independent Fuel Sellers Fuel Tax Adjustments:
AT372


(For refund of tax on stolen fuel or fuel losses)

Not later than one year from the date fuel was destroyed or stolen.

See Information Circular:

FT-6 - Tax Refunds

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Page last updated:  October 13, 2016