Fuel surcharges can be confusing and hard to understand.
However, a lot of them are pretty straightforward.
If you have no idea what fuel is, there are a few ways to check: What is fuel?
A fuel tax is the amount of tax you have to pay on your petrol, diesel and petrol hybrid purchases.
Fuel is taxed at a flat rate of 14.6 cents per litre (US$1.25), so it is more or less the same as a car tax.