Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

Federal Excise Gasoline Tax Refund Program

  • Financial Assistance
  • Travel and Transportation

This is a Federal government program that refunds part of the Excise Tax paid on gasoline to people with a permanent mobility impairment who cannot safely use public transit as certified by a medical practitioner.

  • The refund amount is 1.5 cents per litre or 0.15 cents per kilometer.
  • All claims must be made no later than 2 years after the gasoline purchase date.
  • Claim amounts smaller than $5 will not be refunded.
  • Eligible claimants include registered charities as well as individuals with permanent mobility impairments who cannot safely use public transportation as determined by a qualified medical practitioner.

For more information:

Phone: 1-800-959-8281(Toll-free) or 1-800-665-0354 (TTY)

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Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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