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File 2012 taxes online for free Taxable fuel registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free   This is an enterer, an industrial user, a refiner, a terminal operator, or a throughputter who received a Letter of Registration under the excise tax registration provisions and whose registration has not been revoked or suspended. File 2012 taxes online for free The term registrant as used in the discussions of these fuels means a taxable fuel registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free Additional information. File 2012 taxes online for free   See the Form 637 instructions for the information you must submit when you apply for registration. File 2012 taxes online for free Failure to register. File 2012 taxes online for free   The penalty for failure to register if you must register, unless due to reasonable cause, is $10,000 for the initial failure, and then $1,000 each day thereafter you fail to register. File 2012 taxes online for free Gasoline and Aviation Gasoline Gasoline. 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File 2012 taxes online for free 184 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free The tax on aviation gasoline is $. File 2012 taxes online for free 194 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free When used in a fractional ownership program aircraft, gasoline also is subject to a surtax of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 141 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free See Surtax on any liquid used in a fractional ownership program aircraft as fuel, later. File 2012 taxes online for free Tax is imposed on the removal, entry, or sale of gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free Each of these events is discussed later. File 2012 taxes online for free Also, see the special rules that apply to gasoline blendstocks, later. File 2012 taxes online for free If the tax is paid on the gasoline in more than one event, a refund may be allowed for the “second” tax paid. File 2012 taxes online for free See Refunds of Second Tax in chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal from terminal. 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File 2012 taxes online for free   The customs bond will not be charged for the tax imposed on the entry of the gasoline if at the time of entry the surety has an unexpired notification certificate from the enterer and has no reason to believe any information in the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal from a terminal by unregistered position holder or unregistered pipeline or vessel operator. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal by bulk transfer of gasoline from a terminal is taxable if the position holder for the gasoline or the operator of the pipeline or vessel is not a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The position holder is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The terminal operator is jointly and severally liable for the tax if the position holder is a person other than the terminal operator. File 2012 taxes online for free However, see Terminal operator's liability under Removal from terminal, earlier, for an exception. 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File 2012 taxes online for free   The sale of gasoline located within the bulk transfer/terminal system to a person that is not a registrant is taxable if tax was not previously imposed under any of the events discussed earlier. File 2012 taxes online for free   The seller is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free However, a seller meeting all the following conditions at the time of the sale will not be liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free   The seller is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller has an unexpired notification certificate (discussed later) from the buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller has no reason to believe any information on the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer of the gasoline is liable for the tax if the seller meets these conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer is jointly and severally liable if the seller does not meet these conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free Exception. File 2012 taxes online for free   The tax does not apply to a sale if all of the following apply. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer's principal place of business is not in the United States. File 2012 taxes online for free The sale occurs as the fuel is delivered into a transport vessel with a capacity of at least 20,000 barrels of fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller is a registrant and the exporter of record. File 2012 taxes online for free The fuel was exported. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal or sale of blended gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal or sale of blended gasoline by the blender is taxable. File 2012 taxes online for free See Blended taxable fuel under Definitions, earlier. File 2012 taxes online for free   The blender is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The tax is figured on the number of gallons not previously subject to the tax on gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free   Persons who blend alcohol with gasoline to produce an alcohol fuel mixture outside the bulk transfer/terminal system must pay the gasoline tax on the volume of alcohol in the mixture. File 2012 taxes online for free See Form 720 to report this tax. File 2012 taxes online for free You also must be registered with the IRS as a blender. File 2012 taxes online for free See Form 637. File 2012 taxes online for free   However, if an untaxed liquid is sold as taxed taxable fuel and that untaxed liquid is used to produce blended taxable fuel, the person that sold the untaxed liquid is jointly and severally liable for the tax imposed on the blender's sale or removal of the blended taxable fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free Notification certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free   The notification certificate is used to notify a person of the registration status of the registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free A copy of the registrant's letter of registration cannot be used as a notification certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free A model notification certificate is shown in the Appendix as Model Certificate C. File 2012 taxes online for free A notification certificate must contain all information necessary to complete the model. File 2012 taxes online for free   The certificate may be included as part of any business records normally used for a sale. File 2012 taxes online for free A certificate expires on the earlier of the date the registrant provides a new certificate, or the date the recipient of the certificate is notified that the registrant's registration has been revoked or suspended. File 2012 taxes online for free The registrant must provide a new certificate if any information on a certificate has changed. File 2012 taxes online for free Additional persons liable. File 2012 taxes online for free   When the person liable for the tax willfully fails to pay the tax, joint and several liability for the tax is imposed on: Any officer, employee, or agent of the person who is under a duty to ensure the payment of the tax and who willfully fails to perform that duty, or Anyone who willfully causes the person to fail to pay the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Gasoline Blendstocks Gasoline blendstocks may be subject to $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon LUST tax as discussed below. File 2012 taxes online for free Gasoline includes gasoline blendstocks. File 2012 taxes online for free The previous discussions apply to these blendstocks. File 2012 taxes online for free However, if certain conditions are met, the removal, entry, or sale of gasoline blendstocks are taxed at $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon or are not subject to the excise tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Blendstocks. File 2012 taxes online for free   Gasoline blendstocks are: Alkylate, Butane, Butene, Catalytically cracked gasoline, Coker gasoline, Ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE), Hexane, Hydrocrackate, Isomerate, Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), Mixed xylene (not including any separated isomer of xylene), Natural gasoline, Pentane, Pentane mixture, Polymer gasoline, Raffinate, Reformate, Straight-run gasoline, Straight-run naphtha, Tertiary amyl methyl ether (TAME), Tertiary butyl alcohol (gasoline grade) (TBA), Thermally cracked gasoline, and Toluene. File 2012 taxes online for free   However, gasoline blendstocks do not include any product that cannot be used without further processing in the production of finished gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free Not used to produce finished gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free   Gasoline blendstocks not used to produce finished gasoline are not taxable (other than LUST) if the following conditions are met. File 2012 taxes online for free Removals and entries not connected to sale. File 2012 taxes online for free   Nonbulk removals and entries are not taxable if the person otherwise liable for the tax (position holder, refiner, or enterer) is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free Removals and entries connected to sale. File 2012 taxes online for free   Nonbulk removals and entries are not taxable if the person otherwise liable for the tax (position holder, refiner, or enterer) is a registrant, and at the time of the sale, meets the following requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free The person has an unexpired certificate (discussed later) from the buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free The person has no reason to believe any information in the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Sales after removal or entry. File 2012 taxes online for free   The sale of a gasoline blendstock that was not subject to tax on its nonbulk removal or entry, as discussed earlier, is taxable. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free However, the sale is not taxable if, at the time of the sale, the seller meets the following requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller has an unexpired certificate (discussed next) from the buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller has no reason to believe any information in the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Certificate of buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free   The certificate from the buyer certifies the gasoline blendstocks will not be used to produce finished gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free The certificate may be included as part of any business records normally used for a sale. File 2012 taxes online for free A model certificate is shown in the Appendix as Model Certificate D. File 2012 taxes online for free The certificate must contain all information necessary to complete the model. File 2012 taxes online for free   A certificate expires on the earliest of the following dates. File 2012 taxes online for free The date 1 year after the effective date (not earlier than the date signed) of the certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free The date a new certificate is provided to the seller. File 2012 taxes online for free The date the seller is notified that the buyer's right to provide a certificate has been withdrawn. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer must provide a new certificate if any information on a certificate has changed. File 2012 taxes online for free   The IRS may withdraw the buyer's right to provide a certificate if that buyer uses the gasoline blendstocks in the production of finished gasoline or resells the blendstocks without getting a certificate from its buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free Received at approved terminal or refinery. File 2012 taxes online for free   The nonbulk removal or entry of gasoline blendstocks received at an approved terminal or refinery is not taxable if the person otherwise liable for the tax (position holder, refiner, or enterer) meets all the following requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free The person is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The person has an unexpired notification certificate (discussed earlier) from the operator of the terminal or refinery where the gasoline blendstocks are received. File 2012 taxes online for free The person has no reason to believe any information on the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Bulk transfers to registered industrial user. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal of gasoline blendstocks from a pipeline or vessel is not taxable (other than LUST) if the blendstocks are received by a registrant that is an industrial user. File 2012 taxes online for free An industrial user is any person that receives gasoline blendstocks by bulk transfer for its own use in the manufacture of any product other than finished gasoline. File 2012 taxes online for free Credits or Refunds. File 2012 taxes online for free   A credit or refund of the gasoline tax may be allowable if gasoline is used for a nontaxable purpose or exempt use. File 2012 taxes online for free For more information, see chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel Fuel and Kerosene Generally, diesel fuel and kerosene are taxed in the same manner as gasoline (discussed earlier). File 2012 taxes online for free However, special rules (discussed later) apply to dyed diesel fuel and dyed kerosene, and to undyed diesel fuel and undyed kerosene sold or used in Alaska for certain nontaxable uses and undyed kerosene used for a feedstock purpose. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel fuel means: Any liquid that without further processing or blending is suitable for use as a fuel in a diesel-powered highway vehicle or train, and Transmix. File 2012 taxes online for free A liquid is suitable for this use if the liquid has practical and commercial fitness for use in the propulsion engine of a diesel-powered highway vehicle or diesel-powered train. File 2012 taxes online for free A liquid may possess this practical and commercial fitness even though the specified use is not the predominant use of the liquid. File 2012 taxes online for free However, a liquid does not possess this practical and commercial fitness solely by reason of its possible or rare use as a fuel in the propulsion engine of a diesel-powered highway vehicle or diesel-powered train. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel fuel does not include gasoline, kerosene, excluded liquid, No. File 2012 taxes online for free 5 and No. File 2012 taxes online for free 6 fuel oils covered by ASTM specification D396, or F-76 (Fuel Naval Distillate) covered by military specification MIL-F-16884. File 2012 taxes online for free An excluded liquid is either of the following. File 2012 taxes online for free A liquid that contains less than 4% normal paraffins. File 2012 taxes online for free A liquid with all the following properties. File 2012 taxes online for free Distillation range of 125 degrees Fahrenheit or less. File 2012 taxes online for free Sulfur content of 10 ppm or less. File 2012 taxes online for free Minimum color of +27 Saybolt. File 2012 taxes online for free Transmix means a by-product of refined products created by the mixing of different specification products during pipeline transportation. File 2012 taxes online for free Kerosene. File 2012 taxes online for free   This means any of the following liquids. File 2012 taxes online for free One of the two grades of kerosene (No. File 2012 taxes online for free 1-K and No. File 2012 taxes online for free 2-K) covered by ASTM specification D3699. File 2012 taxes online for free Kerosene-type jet fuel covered by ASTM specification D1655 or military specification MIL-DTL-5624T (Grade JP-5) or MIL-DTL-83133E (Grade JP-8). File 2012 taxes online for free See Kerosene for Use in Aviation, later. File 2012 taxes online for free   However, kerosene does not include excluded liquid, discussed earlier. File 2012 taxes online for free   Kerosene also includes any liquid that would be described above but for the presence of a dye of the type used to dye kerosene for a nontaxable use. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel-powered highway vehicle. File 2012 taxes online for free   This is any self-propelled vehicle designed to carry a load over public highways (whether or not also designed to perform other functions) and propelled by a diesel-powered engine. File 2012 taxes online for free Specially designed mobile machinery for nontransportation functions and vehicles specially designed for off-highway transportation are generally not considered diesel-powered highway vehicles. File 2012 taxes online for free For more information about these vehicles and for information about vehicles not considered highway vehicles, see Off-Highway Business Use (No. File 2012 taxes online for free 2) in chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel-powered train. File 2012 taxes online for free   This is any diesel-powered equipment or machinery that rides on rails. File 2012 taxes online for free The term includes a locomotive, work train, switching engine, and track maintenance machine. File 2012 taxes online for free Taxable Events The tax on diesel fuel and kerosene is $. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free It is imposed on the removal, entry, or sale of diesel fuel and kerosene. File 2012 taxes online for free Each of these events is discussed later. File 2012 taxes online for free Only the $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 LUST tax applies to dyed diesel fuel and dyed kerosene, discussed later. File 2012 taxes online for free If the tax is paid on the diesel fuel or kerosene in more than one event, a refund may be allowed for the “second” tax paid. File 2012 taxes online for free See Refunds of Second Tax in chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Use in certain intercity and local buses. File 2012 taxes online for free   Dyed diesel fuel and dyed kerosene cannot be used in certain intercity and local buses. File 2012 taxes online for free A claim for $. File 2012 taxes online for free 17 per gallon may be made by the registered ultimate vendor (under certain conditions) or the ultimate purchaser for undyed diesel fuel or undyed kerosene sold for use in certain intercity or local buses. File 2012 taxes online for free An intercity or local bus is a bus engaged in furnishing (for compensation) passenger land transportation available to the general public. File 2012 taxes online for free The bus must be engaged in one of the following activities. File 2012 taxes online for free Scheduled transportation along regular routes regardless of the size of the bus. File 2012 taxes online for free Nonscheduled transportation if the seating capacity of the bus is at least 20 adults (not including the driver). File 2012 taxes online for free A bus is available to the general public if the bus is available for hire to more than a limited number of persons, groups, or organizations. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal from terminal. File 2012 taxes online for free   All removals of diesel fuel and kerosene at a terminal rack are taxable. File 2012 taxes online for free The position holder for that fuel is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Two-party exchanges. File 2012 taxes online for free   In a two-party exchange, the receiving person, not the delivering person, is liable for the tax imposed on the removal of taxable fuel from the terminal at the terminal rack. File 2012 taxes online for free A two-party exchange means a transaction (other than a sale) where the delivering person and receiving person are both taxable fuel registrants and all of the following apply. File 2012 taxes online for free The transaction includes a transfer from the delivering person, who holds the inventory position for the taxable fuel in the terminal as reflected in the records of the terminal operator. File 2012 taxes online for free The exchange transaction occurs before or at the same time as completion of removal across the rack by the receiving person. File 2012 taxes online for free The terminal operator in its records treats the receiving person as the person that removes the product across the terminal rack for purposes of reporting the transaction on Form 720-TO. File 2012 taxes online for free The transaction is subject to a written contract. File 2012 taxes online for free Terminal operator's liability. File 2012 taxes online for free   The terminal operator is jointly and severally liable for the tax if the terminal operator provides any person with any bill of lading, shipping paper, or similar document indicating that diesel fuel or kerosene is dyed (discussed later). File 2012 taxes online for free   The terminal operator is jointly and severally liable for the tax if the position holder is a person other than the terminal operator and is not a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free However, a terminal operator will not be liable for the tax in this situation if, at the time of the removal, the following conditions are met. File 2012 taxes online for free The terminal operator is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The terminal operator has an unexpired notification certificate (discussed under Gasoline) from the position holder. File 2012 taxes online for free The terminal operator has no reason to believe any information on the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal from refinery. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal of diesel fuel or kerosene from a refinery is taxable if the removal meets either of the following conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free It is made by bulk transfer and the refiner, the owner of the fuel immediately before the removal, or the operator of the pipeline or vessel is not a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free It is made at the refinery rack. File 2012 taxes online for free The refiner is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Exception. File 2012 taxes online for free   The tax does not apply to a removal of diesel fuel or kerosene at the refinery rack if all the following conditions are met. File 2012 taxes online for free The diesel fuel or kerosene is removed from an approved refinery not served by pipeline (other than for receiving crude oil) or vessel. File 2012 taxes online for free The diesel fuel or kerosene is received at a facility operated by a registrant and located within the bulk transfer/terminal system. File 2012 taxes online for free The removal from the refinery is by: Railcar and the same person operates the refinery and the facility at which the diesel fuel or kerosene is received, or For diesel fuel only, a trailer or semi-trailer used exclusively to transport the diesel fuel from a refinery (described in (1)) to a facility (described in (2)) less than 20 miles from the refinery. File 2012 taxes online for free Entry into the United States. File 2012 taxes online for free   The entry of diesel fuel or kerosene into the United States is taxable if the entry meets either of the following conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free It is made by bulk transfer and the enterer or the operator of the pipeline or vessel is not a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free It is not made by bulk transfer. File 2012 taxes online for free The enterer is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Importer of record's liability. File 2012 taxes online for free   The importer of record is jointly and severally liable for the tax with the enterer if the importer of record is not the enterer of the taxable fuel and the enterer is not a taxable fuel registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free   However, an importer of record meeting both of the following conditions at the time of the entry will not be liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The importer of record has an unexpired notification certificate (discussed under Gasoline) from the enterer. File 2012 taxes online for free The importer of record has no reason to believe any information in the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Customs bond. File 2012 taxes online for free   The customs bond will not be charged for the tax imposed on the entry of the diesel fuel or kerosene if at the time of entry the surety has an unexpired notification certificate from the enterer and has no reason to believe any information in the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal from a terminal by unregistered position holder or unregistered pipeline or vessel operator. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal by bulk transfer of diesel fuel or kerosene from a terminal is taxable if the position holder for that fuel or the operator of the pipeline or vessel is not a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The position holder is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The terminal operator is jointly and severally liable for the tax if the position holder is a person other than the terminal operator. File 2012 taxes online for free However, see Terminal operator's liability under Removal from terminal, earlier, for an exception. File 2012 taxes online for free Bulk transfers not received at approved terminal or refinery. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal by bulk transfer of diesel fuel or kerosene from a terminal or refinery or the entry of diesel fuel or kerosene by bulk transfer into the United States is taxable if the following conditions apply. File 2012 taxes online for free No tax was previously imposed (as discussed earlier) on any of the following events. File 2012 taxes online for free The removal from the refinery. File 2012 taxes online for free The entry into the United States. File 2012 taxes online for free The removal from a terminal by an unregistered position holder. File 2012 taxes online for free Upon removal from the pipeline or vessel, the diesel fuel or kerosene is not received at an approved terminal or refinery (or at another pipeline or vessel). File 2012 taxes online for free   The owner of the diesel fuel or kerosene when it is removed from the pipeline or vessel is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free However, an owner meeting all the following conditions at the time of the removal will not be liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The owner is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The owner has an unexpired notification certificate (discussed under Gasoline) from the operator of the terminal or refinery where the diesel fuel or kerosene is received. File 2012 taxes online for free The owner has no reason to believe any information on the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free The operator of the facility where the diesel fuel or kerosene is received is liable for the tax if the owner meets these conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free The operator is jointly and severally liable if the owner does not meet these conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free Sales to unregistered person. File 2012 taxes online for free   The sale of diesel fuel or kerosene located within the bulk transfer/terminal system to a person that is not a registrant is taxable if tax was not previously imposed under any of the events discussed earlier. File 2012 taxes online for free   The seller is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free However, a seller meeting all the following conditions at the time of the sale will not be liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller has an unexpired notification certificate (discussed under Gasoline) from the buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller has no reason to believe any information on the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer of the diesel fuel or kerosene is liable for the tax if the seller meets these conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer is jointly and severally liable if the seller does not meet these conditions. File 2012 taxes online for free Exception. File 2012 taxes online for free   The tax does not apply to a sale if all of the following apply. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer's principal place of business is not in the United States. File 2012 taxes online for free The sale occurs as the fuel is delivered into a transport vessel with a capacity of at least 20,000 barrels of fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller is a registrant and the exporter of record. File 2012 taxes online for free The fuel was exported. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal or sale of blended diesel fuel or kerosene. File 2012 taxes online for free   The removal or sale of blended diesel fuel or blended kerosene by the blender is taxable. File 2012 taxes online for free Blended taxable fuel produced using biodiesel is subject to the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free See Blended taxable fuel under Definitions, earlier. File 2012 taxes online for free   The blender is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The tax is figured on the number of gallons not previously subject to the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free   Persons who blend biodiesel with undyed diesel fuel to produce and sell or use a biodiesel mixture outside the bulk transfer/terminal system must pay the diesel fuel tax on the volume of biodiesel in the mixture. File 2012 taxes online for free Generally, the biodiesel mixture must be diesel fuel (defined earlier). File 2012 taxes online for free See Form 720 to report this tax. File 2012 taxes online for free You also must be registered by the IRS as a blender. File 2012 taxes online for free See Form 637 for more information. File 2012 taxes online for free   However, if an untaxed liquid is sold as taxable fuel and that untaxed liquid is used to produce blended taxable fuel, the person that sold the untaxed liquid is jointly and severally liable for the tax imposed on the blender's sale or removal of the blended taxable fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free Additional persons liable. File 2012 taxes online for free   When the person liable for the tax willfully fails to pay the tax, joint and several liability for the tax applies to: Any officer, employee, or agent of the person who is under a duty to ensure the payment of the tax and who willfully fails to perform that duty; or Anyone who willfully causes the person to fail to pay the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Credits or Refunds. File 2012 taxes online for free   A credit or refund is allowable for the tax on undyed diesel fuel or undyed kerosene used for a nontaxable use. File 2012 taxes online for free For more information, see chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Dyed Diesel Fuel and Dyed Kerosene Dyed diesel fuel and dyed kerosene are subject to $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon LUST tax as discussed below, unless the fuel is for export. File 2012 taxes online for free The excise tax is not imposed on the removal, entry, or sale of diesel fuel or kerosene (other than the LUST tax) if all the following tests are met. File 2012 taxes online for free The person otherwise liable for tax (for example, the position holder) is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free In the case of a removal from a terminal, the terminal is an approved terminal. File 2012 taxes online for free The diesel fuel or kerosene satisfies the dyeing requirements (described next). File 2012 taxes online for free Dyeing requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free   Diesel fuel or kerosene satisfies the dyeing requirements only if it satisfies the following requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free It contains the dye Solvent Red 164 (and no other dye) at a concentration spectrally equivalent to at least 3. File 2012 taxes online for free 9 pounds of the solid dye standard Solvent Red 26 per thousand barrels of fuel or any dye of a type and in a concentration that has been approved by the Commissioner. File 2012 taxes online for free Is indelibly dyed by mechanical injection. File 2012 taxes online for free See section 6 of Notice 2005-80 for transition rules that apply until final regulations are issued by the IRS. File 2012 taxes online for free Notice required. File 2012 taxes online for free   A legible and conspicuous notice stating either: DYED DIESEL FUEL, NONTAXABLE USE ONLY, PENALTY FOR TAXABLE USE or DYED KEROSENE, NONTAXABLE USE ONLY, PENALTY FOR TAXABLE USE must be: Provided by the terminal operator to any person that receives dyed diesel fuel or dyed kerosene at a terminal rack of that operator, and Posted by a seller on any retail pump or other delivery facility where it sells dyed diesel fuel or dyed kerosene for use by its buyer. File 2012 taxes online for free   The notice under item (1) must be provided by the time of the removal and must appear on all shipping papers, bills of lading, and similar documents accompanying the removal of the fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free   Any seller that fails to post the required notice under item (2) is presumed to know that the fuel will be used for a taxable use (a use other than a nontaxable use listed later). File 2012 taxes online for free That seller is subject to the penalty described next. File 2012 taxes online for free Penalty. File 2012 taxes online for free   A penalty is imposed on a person if any of the following situations apply. File 2012 taxes online for free Any dyed fuel is sold or held for sale by the person for a use the person knows or has reason to know is not a nontaxable use of the fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free Any dyed fuel is held for use or used by the person for a use other than a nontaxable use and the person knew, or had reason to know, that the fuel was dyed. File 2012 taxes online for free The person willfully alters, chemically or otherwise, or attempts to so alter, the strength or composition of any dye in dyed fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free The person has knowledge that a dyed fuel that has been altered, as described in (3) above, sells or holds for sale such fuel for any use for which the person knows or has reason to know is not a nontaxable use of the fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free   The penalty is the greater of $1,000 or $10 per gallon of the dyed diesel fuel or dyed kerosene involved. File 2012 taxes online for free After the first violation, the $1,000 portion of the penalty increases depending on the number of violations. File 2012 taxes online for free   This penalty is in addition to any tax imposed on the fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free   If the penalty is imposed, each officer, employee, or agent of a business entity who willfully participated in any act giving rise to the penalty is jointly and severally liable with that entity for the penalty. File 2012 taxes online for free   There is no administrative appeal or review allowed for the third and subsequent penalty imposed by section 6715 on any person except for: Fraud or a mistake in the chemical analysis, or Mathematical calculation of the penalty. File 2012 taxes online for free   If you are liable for the penalty, you may also be liable for the back-up tax, discussed later. File 2012 taxes online for free However, the penalty applies only to dyed diesel fuel and dyed kerosene, while the back-up tax may apply to other fuels. File 2012 taxes online for free The penalty may apply if the fuel is held for sale or use for a taxable use while the back-up tax does not apply unless the fuel is delivered into a fuel supply tank. File 2012 taxes online for free Exception to penalty. File 2012 taxes online for free   The penalty under item (3) will not apply in any of the following situations. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel fuel or kerosene meeting the dyeing requirements (described earlier) is blended with any undyed liquid and the resulting product meets the dyeing requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel fuel or kerosene meeting the dyeing requirements (described earlier) is blended with any other liquid (other than diesel fuel or kerosene) that contains the type and amount of dye required to meet the dyeing requirements. File 2012 taxes online for free The alteration or attempted alteration occurs in an exempt area of Alaska. File 2012 taxes online for free See Removal for sale or use in Alaska, later. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel fuel or kerosene meeting the dyeing requirements (described earlier) is blended with diesel fuel or kerosene not meeting the dyeing requirements and the blending occurs as part of a nontaxable use (other than export), discussed later. File 2012 taxes online for free Alaska and Feedstocks Tax of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon is imposed on: Undyed diesel fuel or undyed kerosene sold or used in Alaska for certain nontaxable uses (see Later sales on page 10). File 2012 taxes online for free Undyed kerosene used for feedstock purposes. File 2012 taxes online for free Removal for sale or use in Alaska. File 2012 taxes online for free   No tax is imposed on the removal, entry, or sale of diesel fuel or kerosene in Alaska for ultimate sale or use in certain areas of Alaska for certain nontaxable uses. File 2012 taxes online for free The removal or entry of any diesel fuel or kerosene is not taxed if all the following requirements are satisfied. File 2012 taxes online for free The person otherwise liable for the tax (position holder, refiner, or enterer): Is a registrant, Can show satisfactory evidence of the nontaxable nature of the transaction, and Has no reason to believe the evidence is false. File 2012 taxes online for free In the case of a removal from a terminal, the terminal is an approved terminal. File 2012 taxes online for free The owner of the fuel immediately after the removal or entry holds the fuel for its own use in a nontaxable use (discussed later) or is a qualified dealer. File 2012 taxes online for free   If all three of the requirements above are not met, then tax is imposed at $. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free   A qualified dealer is any person that holds a qualified dealer license from the state of Alaska or has been registered by the IRS as a qualified retailer. File 2012 taxes online for free Satisfactory evidence may include copies of qualified dealer licenses or exemption certificates obtained for state tax purposes. File 2012 taxes online for free Later sales. File 2012 taxes online for free   The excise tax applies to diesel fuel or kerosene sold by a qualified dealer after the removal or entry. File 2012 taxes online for free The tax is imposed at the time of the sale and the qualified dealer is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free However, the sale is not taxable (other than the LUST tax at $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon) if all the following requirements are met. File 2012 taxes online for free The fuel is sold in Alaska for certain nontaxable uses. File 2012 taxes online for free The buyer buys the fuel for its own use in a nontaxable use or is a qualified dealer. File 2012 taxes online for free The seller can show satisfactory evidence of the nontaxable nature of the transaction and has no reason to believe the evidence is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Feedstock purposes. File 2012 taxes online for free   The $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon LUST tax is imposed on the removal or entry of undyed kerosene if all the following conditions are met. File 2012 taxes online for free The person otherwise liable for tax (position holder, refiner, or enterer) is a registrant. File 2012 taxes online for free In the case of a removal from a terminal, the terminal is an approved terminal. File 2012 taxes online for free Either: The person otherwise liable for tax uses the kerosene for a feedstock purpose, or The kerosene is sold for use by the buyer for a feedstock purpose and, at the time of the sale, the person otherwise liable for tax has an unexpired certificate (described later) from the buyer and has no reason to believe any information on the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free   If all of the requirements above are not met, then tax is imposed at $. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free   Kerosene is used for a feedstock purpose when it is used for nonfuel purposes in the manufacture or production of any substance other than gasoline, diesel fuel, or Other Fuels. File 2012 taxes online for free For example, kerosene is used for a feedstock purpose when it is used as an ingredient in the production of paint, but is not used for a feedstock purpose when it is used to power machinery at a factory where paint is produced. File 2012 taxes online for free A feedstock user is a person that uses kerosene for a feedstock purpose. File 2012 taxes online for free A registered feedstock user is a person that has been registered by the IRS as a feedstock user. File 2012 taxes online for free See Registration Requirements, earlier. File 2012 taxes online for free Later sales. File 2012 taxes online for free   The excise tax ($. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon) applies to kerosene sold for use by the buyer for a feedstock purpose (item (3)(b) above) if the buyer in that sale later sells the kerosene. File 2012 taxes online for free The tax is imposed at the time of the later sale and that seller is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free Certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free   The certificate from the buyer certifies the buyer is a registered feedstock user and the kerosene will be used by the buyer for a feedstock purpose. File 2012 taxes online for free The certificate may be included as part of any business records normally used for a sale. File 2012 taxes online for free A model certificate is shown in the Appendix as Model Certificate G. File 2012 taxes online for free Your certificate must contain all information necessary to complete the model. File 2012 taxes online for free   A certificate expires on the earliest of the following dates. File 2012 taxes online for free The date 1 year after the effective date (not earlier than the date signed) of the certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free The date the seller is provided a new certificate or notice that the current certificate is invalid. File 2012 taxes online for free The date the seller is notified the buyer's registration has been revoked or suspended. File 2012 taxes online for free   The buyer must provide a new certificate if any information on a certificate has changed. File 2012 taxes online for free Back-up Tax Tax is imposed on the delivery of any of the following into the fuel supply tank of a diesel-powered highway vehicle. File 2012 taxes online for free Any dyed diesel fuel or dyed kerosene for other than a nontaxable use. File 2012 taxes online for free Any undyed diesel fuel or undyed kerosene on which a credit or refund (for fuel used for a nontaxable purpose) has been allowed. File 2012 taxes online for free Any liquid other than gasoline, diesel fuel, or kerosene. File 2012 taxes online for free Generally, this back-up tax is imposed at a rate of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free Liability for tax. File 2012 taxes online for free   Generally, the operator of the vehicle into which the fuel is delivered is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free In addition, the seller of the diesel fuel or kerosene is jointly and severally liable for the tax if the seller knows or has reason to know that the fuel will be used for other than a nontaxable use. File 2012 taxes online for free Exemptions from the back-up tax. File 2012 taxes online for free   The back-up tax does not apply to a delivery of diesel fuel or kerosene for uses 1, 2, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, and 15 listed under Definitions of Nontaxable Uses in chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free   In addition, since the back-up tax is imposed only on the delivery into the fuel supply tank of a diesel-powered vehicle or train, the tax does not apply to diesel fuel or kerosene used as heating oil or in stationary engines. File 2012 taxes online for free Diesel-Water Fuel Emulsion Diesel-water fuel emulsion means diesel fuel at least 14% of which is water and for which the emulsion additive is registered by a United States manufacturer with the EPA under section 211 of the Clean Air Act as in effect on March 31, 2003. File 2012 taxes online for free A reduced tax rate of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 198 per gallon is imposed on a diesel-water fuel emulsion. File 2012 taxes online for free To be eligible for the reduced rate, the person who sells, removes, or uses the diesel-water fuel emulsion must be registered by the IRS. File 2012 taxes online for free If the diesel-water fuel emulsion does not meet the requirements above, or if the person who sells, removes, or uses the fuel is not registered, the diesel-water fuel emulsion is taxed at $. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free Credits or refunds. File 2012 taxes online for free   The allowance for a credit or refund on a diesel-water fuel emulsion is discussed in chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Kerosene for Use in Aviation Taxable Events Generally, kerosene is taxed at $. File 2012 taxes online for free 244 per gallon unless a reduced rate applies (see Diesel Fuel and Kerosene, earlier). File 2012 taxes online for free For kerosene removed directly from a terminal into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in noncommercial aviation, the tax rate is $. File 2012 taxes online for free 219. File 2012 taxes online for free The rate of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 219 also applies if kerosene is removed into any aircraft from a qualified refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon that is loaded with the kerosene from a terminal that is located within an airport. File 2012 taxes online for free The airport terminal does not need to be a secured airport terminal for this rate to apply. File 2012 taxes online for free However, the refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon must meet the requirements discussed under Certain refueler trucks, tankers, and tank wagons, treated as terminals, later. File 2012 taxes online for free For kerosene removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in commercial aviation, the rate of tax is $. File 2012 taxes online for free 044 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free For kerosene removed into an aircraft from a qualified refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon, the $. File 2012 taxes online for free 044 rate applies only if the truck, tanker, or tank wagon is loaded at a terminal that is located in a secured area of the airport. File 2012 taxes online for free See Terminal located within a secured area of an airport, later. File 2012 taxes online for free In addition, the operator must provide the position holder with a certificate similar to Model Certificate K in the Appendix. File 2012 taxes online for free For kerosene removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for a use exempt from tax under section 4041(c) (such as use in an aircraft for the exclusive use of a state or local government), the rate of tax is $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001. File 2012 taxes online for free There is no tax on kerosene removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in foreign trade. File 2012 taxes online for free The kerosene must be removed from a qualifying refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon loaded at a terminal located within a secured area of an airport. File 2012 taxes online for free See Terminal located within a secured area of an airport, later. File 2012 taxes online for free In addition, the operator must provide the position holder with a certificate similar to Model Certificate K in the Appendix. File 2012 taxes online for free The position holder is liable for the $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 per gallon tax. File 2012 taxes online for free For kerosene removed directly from a terminal into the fuel tank of an fractional ownership program aircraft after March 31, 2012, a surtax of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 141 per gallon applies. File 2012 taxes online for free Certain refueler trucks, tankers, and tank wagons treated as terminals. File 2012 taxes online for free   For purposes of the tax imposed on kerosene for use in aviation removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in commercial aviation, certain refueler trucks, tankers, and tank wagons are treated as part of a terminal if the following conditions are met. File 2012 taxes online for free Such terminal is located within an area of an airport. File 2012 taxes online for free Any kerosene for use in aviation that is loaded in a refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon at a terminal is for delivery into aircraft at the airport in which the terminal is located. File 2012 taxes online for free Except in exigent circumstances, such as those identified in Notice 2005-80, no vehicle registered for highway use is loaded with kerosene for use in aviation at the terminal. File 2012 taxes online for free The refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon meets the following requirements: Has storage tanks, hose, and coupling equipment designed and used for fueling aircraft, Is not registered for highway use, and Is operated by the terminal operator or a person that makes a daily accounting to the terminal operator of each delivery of fuel from the refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon. File 2012 taxes online for free Information reporting will be required by terminal operators regarding this provision. File 2012 taxes online for free Until the format of this information reporting is issued, taxpayers are required to retain records regarding the daily accounting, but are not required to report such information. File 2012 taxes online for free Terminal located within a secured area of an airport. File 2012 taxes online for free   See Notice 2005-4 and Notice 2005-80 for the list of terminals located within a secured area of an airport. File 2012 taxes online for free This list refers to fueling operations at airport terminals as it applies to the federal excise tax on kerosene for use in aviation, and has nothing to do with the general security of airports either included or not included in the list. File 2012 taxes online for free Liability For Tax If the kerosene is removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in commercial aviation, the operator of the aircraft in commercial aviation is liable for the tax on the removal at the rate of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 044 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free However, the position holder is liable for the LUST tax for kerosene for use in aviation removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use exempt from tax under section 4041(c) (except foreign trade). File 2012 taxes online for free For example, for kerosene removed directly into the aircraft for use in military aircraft, the position holder is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free For the aircraft operator to be liable for the tax $. File 2012 taxes online for free 044 rate, the position holder must meet the following requirements: Is a taxable fuel registrant, Has an unexpired certificate (a model certificate is shown in the Appendix as Model Certificate K) from the operator of the aircraft, and Has no reason to believe any of the information in the certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Commercial aviation. File 2012 taxes online for free   Commercial aviation is any use of an aircraft in the business of transporting persons or property by air for pay. File 2012 taxes online for free However, commercial aviation does not include any of the following uses. File 2012 taxes online for free Any use exclusively for the purpose of skydiving. File 2012 taxes online for free Certain air transportation by seaplane. File 2012 taxes online for free See Seaplanes under Transportation of Persons by Air in chapter 4. File 2012 taxes online for free Any use of an aircraft owned or leased by a member of an affiliated group and unavailable for hire by nonmembers. File 2012 taxes online for free For more information, see Aircraft used by affiliated corporations under Special Rules on Transportation Taxes in chapter 4. File 2012 taxes online for free Any use of an aircraft that has a maximum certificated takeoff weight of 6,000 pounds or less, unless the aircraft is operated on an established line. File 2012 taxes online for free For more information, see Small aircraft under Special Rules on Transportation Taxes in chapter 4. File 2012 taxes online for free Any use where the surtax on fuel used in a fractional ownership program aircraft is imposed. File 2012 taxes online for free See Surtax on any liquid used in a fractional ownership program aircraft as fuel below. File 2012 taxes online for free Surtax on any liquid used in a fractional ownership program aircraft as fuel Fuel used in a fractional ownership program aircraft (as defined below) after March 31, 2012, is subject to a surtax of $. File 2012 taxes online for free 141 per gallon. File 2012 taxes online for free The fractional ownership program manager is liable for the tax. File 2012 taxes online for free The surtax applies in addition to any other taxes imposed on the removal, entry, use, or sale of the fuel. File 2012 taxes online for free If the surtax is imposed, the following air transportation taxes do not apply. File 2012 taxes online for free Transportation of persons by air. File 2012 taxes online for free Transportation of property by air. File 2012 taxes online for free Use of international air travel facilities. File 2012 taxes online for free These taxes are described under Air Transportation Taxes, later. File 2012 taxes online for free A fractional ownership program aircraft flight is considered noncommercial aviation, for the rules for kerosene used in noncommercial aviation, see Kerosene for Use in Aviation above. File 2012 taxes online for free Fractional ownership aircraft program    is a program under which:  A single fractional ownership program manager provides fractional ownership program management services on behalf of the fractional owners; There are one or more fractional owners per fractional program aircraft, with at least one fractional program aircraft having more than one owner; For at least two fractional program aircraft, none of the ownership interests in the aircraft are less than the minimum fractional ownership interest or held by the program manager; There exists a dry-lease aircraft exchange arrangement among all of the fractional owners; and There are multi-year program agreements covering the fractional ownership, fractional ownership program management services, and dry-lease aircraft exchange aspects of the program. File 2012 taxes online for free Fractional program aircraft. File 2012 taxes online for free   Any aircraft that, in any fractional ownership aircraft program, is listed as a fractional program aircraft in the management specifications issued to the manager of such program by Federal Aviation Administration under subpart K of part 91 title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, and is registered in the U. File 2012 taxes online for free S. File 2012 taxes online for free   Fractional program aircraft are not considered used for transportation of a qualified fractional owner, or on account of such qualified fractional owner when they are used for flight demonstration, maintenance or crew training. File 2012 taxes online for free In such situations, the flight is not commercial aviation. File 2012 taxes online for free Instead, the tax on the fuel used in the flight is imposed at the non-commercial aviation rate. File 2012 taxes online for free Fractional owner. File 2012 taxes online for free   Any person owning any interest (including the entire interest) in a fractional program aircraft. File 2012 taxes online for free Dry lease aircraft exchange. File 2012 taxes online for free   An agreement, documented by the written program agreements, under which the fractional program aircraft are available, on an as-needed basis without crew, to each fractional owner. File 2012 taxes online for free Special rule relating to deadhead service. File 2012 taxes online for free   A fractional program aircraft will not be considered to be used on account of a qualified fractional owner when it is used in deadhead service and a person other than a qualified fractional owner is separately charged for such service. File 2012 taxes online for free More information. File 2012 taxes online for free   See section 4043 for more information on the surtax. File 2012 taxes online for free Certificate for Commercial Aviation and Exempt Uses A certificate is required from the aircraft operator: To support aircraft operator liability for tax on removal of kerosene for use in aviation directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft in commercial aviation, or For exempt uses. File 2012 taxes online for free Certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free   The certificate may be included as part of any business records normally used for a sale. File 2012 taxes online for free See Model Certificate K in the Appendix. File 2012 taxes online for free   A certificate expires on the earliest of the following dates. File 2012 taxes online for free The date 1 year after the effective date (not earlier than the date signed) of the certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free The date the buyer provides the seller a new certificate or notice that the current certificate is invalid. File 2012 taxes online for free The date the IRS or the buyer notifies the seller that the buyer's right to provide a certificate has been withdrawn. File 2012 taxes online for free   The buyer must provide a new certificate if any information on a certificate has changed. File 2012 taxes online for free   The IRS may withdraw the buyer's right to provide a certificate if the buyer uses the kerosene for use in aviation to which a certificate relates other than as stated in the certificate. File 2012 taxes online for free Exempt use. File 2012 taxes online for free   The rate on kerosene for use in aviation is $. File 2012 taxes online for free 001 (LUST tax) if it is removed from any refinery or terminal directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for an exempt use. File 2012 taxes online for free An exempt use includes kerosene for the exclusive use of a state or local government. File 2012 taxes online for free There is no tax on kerosene removed directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in foreign trade. File 2012 taxes online for free Flash title transaction. File 2012 taxes online for free   A position holder is not liable for tax if, among other conditions, it obtains a certificate (described above) from the operator of the aircraft into which the kerosene is delivered. File 2012 taxes online for free In a “flash title transaction” the position holder sells the kerosene to a wholesale distributor (reseller) that in turn sells the kerosene to the aircraft operator as the kerosene is being removed from a terminal into the fuel tank of an aircraft. File 2012 taxes online for free In this case, the position holder will be treated as having a certificate from the operator of the aircraft if: The aircraft operator puts the reseller's name, address, and EIN on the certificate in place of the position holder's information; and The reseller provides the position holder with a statement of the kerosene reseller. File 2012 taxes online for free Reseller statement. File 2012 taxes online for free   This is a statement that is signed under penalties of perjury by a person with authority to bind the reseller; is provided at the bottom or on the back of the certificate (or in an attached document); and contains: The reseller's name, address, and EIN; The position holder's name, address, and EIN; and A statement that the reseller has no reason to believe that any information in the accompanying aircraft operator's certificate is false. File 2012 taxes online for free Credits or Refunds. File 2012 taxes online for free   A claim may be made by the ultimate purchaser (the operator) for taxed kerosene for use in aviation used in commercial aviation (other than foreign trade) and noncommercial aviation (other than nonexempt, noncommercial aviation and exclusive use by a state, political subdivision of a state, or the District of Columbia). File 2012 taxes online for free A claim may be made by a registered ultimate vendor for certain sales. File 2012 taxes online for free For more information, see chapter 2. File 2012 taxes online for free Other Fuels (Including Alternative Fuels) Other Fuels means any liquid except gas oil, fuel oil, or any product taxable under section 4081. File 2012 taxes online for free Other Fuels include alternative fuels. File 2012 taxes online for free Alternative fuels are: Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), “P Series” fuels, Compressed natural gas (CNG) (discussed later), Liquefied hydrogen, Any liquid fuel derived from coal (including peat) through the Fischer-Tropsch process, Liquid fuel derived from biomass, Liquefied natural gas (LNG), and Liquefied gas derived from biomass. File 2012 taxes online for free Liquefied petroleum gas includes propane, butane, pentane, or mixtures of those products. File 2012 taxes online for free Qualified methanol and ethanol fuels. File 2012 taxes online for free   Qualified ethanol and methanol means any liquid at least 85 percent of which consists of alcohol produced from coal, including peat. File 2012 taxes online for free The tax rates are listed in the Instructions for Form 720. File 2012 taxes online for free Partially exempt methanol and ethanol fuels. File 2012 taxes online for free   A reduced tax rate applies to these fuels. 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