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Recent changes in excise duty rates

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We are sharing a summary of the changes to the partial excise duty refund that is already official and confirmed by the Authorities.

Country/type of taxPeriod and refundable excise duty rateComment
Excise duty in Belgium
01.01.2022 – 18.03.2022 – 0,2269716 €/l

19.03.2022 … – 0,0823435 €/l
The Belgian Government has reduced fuel prices by 0,175 €/l (inc. VAT). Due to this, the refundable excise duty rate from the 19th of March 2022 was reduced to 0,0823435 €/l. This rate remains the same until further notice from the Belgian authorities.
Excise duty in Croatia
01.01.2022 – 31.03.2022 – 0,5856 HRK/l

01.04.2022 – 30.06.2022 – 0,3856 HRK/l

01.07.2022 – 0,1856 HRK/l
The Croatian Government has lowered excise duty on petrol to 0,40 HRK/l and on diesel to 0,20 HRK/l. Due to this, the refundable excise duty rate from 1st April to 30th of June 2022 is reduced to 0,03856 HRK/l. From the 1st of July, the partial excise duty rate in Croatia is reduced to 0.1856 HRK per litre. This rate remains the same until further notice from the Croatian authorities.
Excise duty in France
01.01.2022 – 31.03.2022 – 0,1570 €/l

01.04.2022 – 30.06.2022 – 0,1570 €/l

01.07.2022 – pending
The French Government reduced fuel prices from the 1st of April 2022 by 0,15 €/l. The refundable excise duty rate remains unchanged for the 2nd quarter. Waiting for official information for refundable excise duty rate for the 3rd quarter.
Excise duty in Hungary
01.01.2022 – 31.03.2022 – 3.5 HUF/l

01.04.2022 – 30.06.2022 – 3.5 HUF/l

01.07.2022 – pending
No change in the rate of excise duty has been officially announced. Waiting for official information for refundable excise duty rate for the 3rd quarter.
Excise duty in Italy
01.01.2022 – 21.03.2022 – 0,21418 €/l

22.03.2022 – 08.07.2022 – 0,00 €/l  

09.07.2022 – 02.08.2022 – 0,00 €/l

03.08.2022 – pending
The Italian Government has reduced excise duty on diesel fuel from the 22nd of March, 2022 by 0,25 €/l (from 0,61740 €/l to 0,36740 €/l) and prolonged the period till the 2nd of August 2022. Due to this, the refundable excise duty rate was 0,00 €/l from the 22nd of March till the 2nd of August.
Excise duty in Slovenia
01.01.2022 – 31.01.2022 – 0,05767 €/l

01.02.2022 – 30.04.2022 – 0,00 €/l

01.05.2022 – 31.07.2022 – 0,00 €/l

01.08.2022 – pending
The existing excise duty rate in Slovenia is 0,00 Eur/l for the period from the 1st of February. We are waiting for official information for the period from the 1st of August.
Excise duty in Spain
01.01.2022 … – 0.049 €/lThe Spanish Government proposed a subsidy to carriers of 0,2 €/l or €/kg. The discount is valid from the 1st of April until the 31st of December 2022. This subsidy did not affect the refundable excise duty amount. For the 2nd, 3rd & 4th quarters of 2022 Spanish excise duty is being refunded on a monthly basis, instead of quarterly.

*Updated on 21st of July.