Solid Fuel Carbon Tax (SFCT)

Rate of tax

  • 1 May 2013 to 1 May 2014 based on a charge of €10 per tonne of CO2 emitted by the fuel concerned.
  • 1 May 2014 to date based on a charge of €20 per tonne of CO2 emitted by the fuel concerned.

The rates currently applicable to solid fuel products from 1 May 2014 are as follows:

Rates applicable to solid fuel products

Solid Fuel

Rate of Tax

Coal

€52.67 per tonne

Peat:

Peat briquettes

€36.67 per tonne

Milled peat

€17.99 per tonne

Other peat

€27.25 per tonne

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