Effective Feb. 12 through Feb. 26, 2021, the state restrictions on the use of dyed diesel fuel for vehicles on Texas roadways is lifted and requirements to pay the state motor fuel tax on dyed diesel are suspended. Although federal tax is still due, we have secured a temporary waiver of penalties from the Internal Revenue Service. Learn more.
The supplier or permissive supplier collects tax on:
(Texas Tax Code (TTC) 162.201)
Twenty cents ($.20) per gallon on diesel fuel removed from a terminal, imported, blended, sold to an unauthorized person or other taxable use not otherwise exempted by law. (TTC 162.202)
When this tax is paid by the due date, suppliers and importers can apply a 2 percent discount, and distributors and importers a 1.75 percent discount.
If the due date is a Saturday, Sunday or a legal holiday, the next business day is considered the due date.
Effective January 2018, the following additional penalties apply to licensed suppliers, permissive suppliers, distributors, importers and exporters who purchase gasoline or diesel fuel for export but redirect the purchased fuel to a destination in Texas prior to export:
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.
To obtain an Import Verification Number on motor fuel transported into Texas by cargo tank, call us at 1-877-676-7811.
To obtain a Diversion Number on motor fuel delivered to a destination state different from the destination state printed on the bill of lading, delivery manifest or shipping document, call us at 1-877-976-7800.
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