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FTC reporting system improves claim accuracy

Use your vehicle’s verified data from GPS tracking to calculate the percentage of fuel consumed for public, private and auxiliary uses with our smart fuel tax credit reporting system.
Receive an estimated dollar value on how much is eligible to be claimed from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and stop leaving money on the table!

  • Capture all vehicle activities including fuel consumed and locations
  • Assists with historical tax refund claims (up to four years back)

  • Fringe benefit tax (FBT) allocator
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Streamlined process

Tired of searching and compiling data manually? Spend less time on admin and use modern GPS technology to track your fuel use. Run a report using our fuel tax credit reporting system to see the percentage of eligible fuel used along with an estimated dollar value of your return.

Maximised claims

Is your fuel tax credit claim based on estimates? Use accurate, real-time data direct from your fleet. Customise your off-road locations and use geofencing for special work areas while projects are in progress. Use GPS tracking to automatically capture all eligible vehicle activities and fuel.

Reduced penalty risk

Are you sure you’re not over-claiming? Reduce your risk of inaccurate claims with our fuel tax credit reporting system. Use a GPS-verified trail of data to confidently make your fuel tax credit claims, which can also be used as evidence to support your claim entitlement.

Historical claims

Didn’t realise that GPS tracking could improve your claims? Using ConnectTrak’s software platform and stored historical data, you can claim back eligible fuel tax on past business activity statements (BAS) returns for up to four years.

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Fuel tax credits (FTC) in Australia provide businesses of all sizes with a credit for the fuel tax (excise or customs duty) that’s included in the price of fuel used in heavy vehicles (over 4.5 tonnes), light vehicles (under 4.5 tonnes) travelling off public roads or on private roads—such as road repair vehicles or farming vehicles driving on private property, machinery, plant and equipment.

You can claim FTC for eligible fuel you purchase, manufacture or import for use in your business. The credit amount you receive back depends on when you acquire the fuel, what type of fuel you use and the activity in which you use it.

Visit the Australian Tax Office (ATO) website for full details: https://www.ato.gov.au/

Absolutely! GPS tracking technology, in partnership with a comprehensive fleet management solution, can improve your fuel tax credit (FTC) claim by capturing and using substantiated vehicle data.

Lodging FTC claims using GPS data helps to optimise your claim, save administration time, improve your claim accuracy, reduce the risk (and penalties) for over-claiming, streamline the claiming process and ensure maximum rebate claims.

Confidently lodge your claims using GPS-verified data, safe in the knowledge that you’ve captured all eligible fuel consumption.

Businesses using the following liquid fuels may be eligible for fuel tax credits: petrol, diesel and other fuels including kerosene, mineral turpentine, white spirit, toluene, heating oil and some solvents.

Gaseous fuels used in business activities which may be eligible for credits include: liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG).

NB: Not all fuels are eligible for fuel tax credits. A full and current list of eligible liquid or gaseous fuels can be found on the Australian Tax Office (ATO) website. Likewise, not all activities are eligible for fuel tax credits. To help you work out which of your business activities you can claim for, along with the applicable rates, we recommend you use the fuel tax credit eligibility tool on the ATO website.

Fuel tax credits can be claimed at the time of fuel acquisition. Any claims must be lodged within the four-year time limit.

If you forget to claim your fuel tax credits, or wish to amend a claim, you can do so for up to four years retrospectively, from the day after you were required to lodge a BAS for the tax period in which the fuel was acquired.

Visit the ATO for more details on fuel tax credit claim amendments.

There is a misconception that ‘off-road’ refers to country, dirt or outback locations, but this is not the case! Off-road locations may also include airports, shipping ports, carparks, warehouses and anywhere your vehicles travel that is a certain distance off the main road. For example, delivery drivers who travel off the main road into driveways, depots or worksites to make deliveries.

Is your fleet used for building roads or other civil projects? Set off-road locations using our platforms geo-fence location—for a period of time while projects are in progress—and maximise your fuel tax credit entitlements.

Yes, absolutely! We encourage you to schedule a personalised demo with our solution experts and experience for yourself a live tour of the ConnectTrak software platform, including the fuel tax credit reporting system.

To start the process, one of our team members will call you to ask a few standard questions to help us truly understand your unique requirements. We then tailor the demonstration based around your specific needs, industry, fleet type etc.

As long as you want! You are in control of how long you want the demo to run.

If you’re limited with time, we can tailor the demo to ensure you gain as much insight and understanding of the benefits within the timeframe given. If you have more time up your sleeve, we can take you through each and every feature that the platform offers in more detail to ensure you don’t miss a thing!

Yes. Client feedback consistently tells us that our software is easy to navigate, intuitive and quick to learn.

You can confidently manage your fleet at any time, from anywhere, on any device, using our all-inclusive platform.

As many as you need! We don’t limit the number of users and you control user access levels.

Enhance your customer offering with pre-defined access to their data via our software platform.

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