Oil manufacturers, distributors and importers must pay a fee on the first sale of automotive oil delivered or imported to a location in Texas that is not sold to an automotive oil manufacturer or distributor.
Oil manufacturers, distributors and importers must complete Form AP-161, Texas Questionnaire/Application for Automotive Oil Sales Fee (PDF), to create an automotive oil sales fee account with us. Use Form 66-103, Texas Automotive Oil Fee Report (PDF) , to report and pay.
One cent per quart of automotive oil imported or sold in Texas.
25th day of the month following the end of the calendar quarter: April 25, July 25, Oct. 25, and Jan. 25.
1 percent of quarterly fees.
Select the amount of taxes you paid in the preceding state fiscal year (Sept. 1 – Aug. 31) to find the reporting and payment methods to use.
Automotive oil that is later sold to a used oil collection center registered with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is exempt from the fee, and you can request a refund of the fee paid on this oil. Learn about who must register and report with TCEQ's Used Oil Recycling Program.
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