November 30, 2017

Temporary Gas Tax Reduced by Four Cents Effective December 1

Starting tomorrow (Friday, December 1) residents of the province will see a four cent per litre reduction in the temporary gas tax. In Budget 2017, the Provincial Government committed to reducing the temporary gas tax by 75 per cent by the end of the calendar year.

This temporary tax was previously reduced by 8.5 cents on June 1, 2017, for a total reduction of 12.5 cents in 2017.

“Our government committed to a significant reduction of the temporary gas tax during the 2017 calendar year, and we have fulfilled that promise. We will continue to take a balanced approach to fiscal management, where we focus on finding efficiencies and delivering programs and services that are important to the people of this province.”
Honourable Tom Osborne
Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board

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2017 11 30                             11:40 a.m.