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Why does the tax for undyed diesel show $0.32 tax and $0.01 clean up fund for a total of $0.33 when the current rate is $0.31 plus $0.01 cleanup for a total of $0.32?

Why does the tax for undyed diesel show $0.32 tax and $0.01 clean up fund for a total of $0.33 when the current rate is $0.31 plus $0.01 cleanup for a total of $0.32?

The undyed diesel rate is $0.32. Calculated at $0.28 tax + $0.03 MFTIA Fee + $0.01 Clean up fee. Undyed diesel sold to exempt customers pay the $0.01 per gallon Clean up Fee.

Is the diesel disbursement reporting is only for gallons that go into underground tanks and not for individual sales from the pump?

Regarding “diesel only" sellers who are not used to seeing a much larger paper form: The diesel disbursement reporting is only for gallons that go into underground tanks and not for individual sales from the pump. Is this accurate?

Retail diesel pump sales should not be reported on the distributor return. Deliveries of diesel fuel into the retail pump storage tank are reported on the return and Tax is paid when the diesel is delivered to the retail pump storage tank.

If you are the only company that makes deliveries to a customer do we need to track all individual delivery or just the total gallons delivered throughout the month?

On the Excel form that we are to submit for Distributor Fuel Tax, if you are the only company that makes deliveries to customers, would we only use the schedule of disbursements? If so, do we need to track all individual delivery or just the total gallons delivered throughout the month?

No, you must also report from who the fuel was purchased from and where the fuel was received from.

Will we still be able to enter a total for the month of all transactions of gasoline pulled from our pump?

We have historically entered a total for the month of all transactions of gasoline pulled from our pump at our bulk plant by commercial customers rather than their daily transactions. Will we still be able to do that or do we have to report each transaction as it occurs?

You must maintain records detailing individual transactions for audit purposes, but you may report customer totals on the monthly distributor return.

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FAQs

Will the prior returns page online have the paper returns filed previously?

The prior returns page will have the previous few years of returns filed. Once you begin filing returns online, it will also have your new returns.

Are you going to show how, where the information is inputted into the template?

Not as part of this demonstration, If you go to the CVO page you will find guides for both the Excel and XML versions. If you would like to send us a test file, please submit by email.

If you are a business that is not located in Vermont but you do business in Vermont do they file differently?

No, You will file the same way as Vermont based businesses.

Why does the tax for undyed diesel show $0.32 tax and $0.01 clean up fund for a total of $0.33 when the current rate is $0.31 plus $0.01 cleanup for a total of $0.32?

The undyed diesel rate is $0.32. Calculated at $0.28 tax + $0.03 MFTIA Fee + $0.01 Clean up fee. Undyed diesel sold to exempt customers pay the $0.01 per gallon Clean up Fee.

Is the diesel disbursement reporting is only for gallons that go into underground tanks and not for individual sales from the pump?

Retail diesel pump sales should not be reported on the distributor return. Deliveries of diesel fuel into the retail pump storage tank are reported on the return and Tax is paid when the diesel is delivered to the retail pump storage tank.

If you are the only company that makes deliveries to a customer do we need to track all individual delivery or just the total gallons delivered throughout the month?

No, you must also report from who the fuel was purchased from and where the fuel was received from.

Will we still be able to enter a total for the month of all transactions of gasoline pulled from our pump?

You must maintain records detailing individual transactions for audit purposes, but you may report customer totals on the monthly distributor return.

Why did you change the numbers of the schedules?

In reference to the names of the schedules on the Motor Tax Fuel form (1, 2, 3, 4, 5A, 5AA, 6D, 7A, and 10A) they were changed to be aligned with Motor Fuel Uniformity Project standards.

Going forward with the new sheet, is it required to have each delivery entered into the system on the excel sheet?

Correct, for the new sheet, it is required to have each delivery entered into the system on the excel sheet.

For the first month can we continue to utilize the current forms due to the pandemic?

No, you must use the new form because the tax rates will change quarterly.