Diesel Rebate Scheme

Diesel rebate rates

The quarterly diesel repayment rate is calculated using the national average purchase price. The Central Statistics Office provides this information.

The repayment rate is calculated on a sliding scale basis:

  • There will be no repayment when the price, including VAT, is at or below €1.23 per litre.
  • The maximum amount repayable was 7.5 cent per litre when the price, including VAT, was €1.54 per litre or over up until 31/12/2019.
  • From 01/01/2020 the maximum amount repayable is 7.5 cent per litre when the price, including VAT, is €1.43 per litre or over.

This rate will be set approximately ten days after the end of each claim period.

List of applicable rates for Diesel Rebate repayments
YearQuarterPeriodDRS Rate €

2021

01/07/2021 - 30/09/2021

€0.074

2021

01/04/2021 - 30/06/2021

€0.041 

2021

1

01/01/2021 - 31/03/2021

€0.006

2020

4

01/10/2020 - 31/12/2020

€0.010

2020

3

01/07/2020 - 30/09/2020

€0.009

2020

2

01/04/2020 – 30/06/2020

€0.004

2020

1

01/01/2020 - 31/03/2020

€0.047

2019

4

01/10/2019 - 31/12/2019

€0.029

2019

3

01/07/19 - 30/09/2019

€0.023

2019

2

01/04/2019 - 30/06/2019

€0.033

2019

1

01/01/2019 - 31/03/2019

€0.015

2018

4

01/10/2018 - 31/12/2018

€0.043

2018

3

01/07/2018 - 30/09/2018

€0.032

2018

2

01/04/2018 - 30/06/2018

€0.015

2018

1

01/01/2018 - 31/03/2018

€0.01

2017

4

01/10/2017 - 31/12/2017

€0.005

2017

3

01/07/2017 - 30/09/2017

€0.000

2017

2

01/04/2017 - 30/06/2017

€0.015

2017

1

01/01/2017 - 31/03/2017

€0.01

2016

4

01/10/2016 - 31/12/2016

€0.000

2016

3

01/07/2016 - 30/09/2016

€0.000

2016

2

01/04/2016 - 30/06/2016

€0.000

2016

1

01/01/2016 - 31/03/2016

€0.000

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