26 U.S. Code § 4081 - Imposition of tax

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(a) Tax imposed
(1) Tax on removal, entry, or sale
(A) In general
There is hereby imposed a tax at the rate specified in paragraph (2) on—
(i) the removal of a taxable fuel from any refinery,
(ii) the removal of a taxable fuel from any terminal,
(iii) the entry into the United States of any taxable fuel for consumption, use, or warehousing, and
(iv) the sale of a taxable fuel to any person who is not registered under section 4101 unless there was a prior taxable removal or entry of such fuel under clause (i), (ii), or (iii).
(B) Exemption for bulk transfers to registered terminals or refineries
(i) In general The tax imposed by this paragraph shall not apply to any removal or entry of a taxable fuel transferred in bulk by pipeline or vessel to a terminal or refinery if the person removing or entering the taxable fuel, the operator of such pipeline or vessel (except as provided in clause (ii)), and the operator of such terminal or refinery are registered under section 4101.
(ii) Nonapplication of registration to vessel operators entering by deep-draft vessel For purposes of clause (i), a vessel operator is not required to be registered with respect to the entry of a taxable fuel transferred in bulk by a vessel described in section 4042 (c)(1).
(2) Rates of tax
(A) In general
The rate of the tax imposed by this section is—
(i) in the case of gasoline other than aviation gasoline, 18.3 cents per gallon,
(ii) in the case of aviation gasoline, 19.3 cents per gallon, and
(iii) in the case of diesel fuel or kerosene, 24.3 cents per gallon.
(B) Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund tax
The rates of tax specified in subparagraph (A) shall each be increased by 0.1 cent per gallon. The increase in tax under this subparagraph shall in this title be referred to as the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate.
(C) Taxes imposed on fuel used in aviation
In the case of kerosene which is removed from any refinery or terminal directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in aviation, the rate of tax under subparagraph (A)(iii) shall be—
(i) in the case of use for commercial aviation by a person registered for such use under section 4101, 4.3 cents per gallon, and
(ii) in the case of use for aviation not described in clause (i), 21.8 cents per gallon.
(D) Diesel-water fuel emulsion
In the case of diesel-water fuel emulsion at least 14 percent of which is water and with respect to which the emulsion additive is registered by a United States manufacturer with the Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to section 211 of the Clean Air Act (as in effect on March 31, 2003), subparagraph (A)(iii) shall be applied by substituting “19.7 cents” for “24.3 cents”. The preceding sentence shall not apply to the removal, sale, or use of diesel-water fuel emulsion unless the person so removing, selling, or using such fuel is registered under section 4101.
(3) Certain refueler trucks, tankers, and tank wagons treated as terminal
(A) In general
For purposes of paragraph (2)(C), a refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon shall be treated as part of a terminal if—
(i) such terminal is located within an airport,
(ii) any kerosene which is loaded in such truck, tanker, or wagon at such terminal is for delivery only into aircraft at the airport in which such terminal is located,
(iii) such truck, tanker, or wagon meets the requirements of subparagraph (B) with respect to such terminal, and
(iv) except in the case of exigent circumstances identified by the Secretary in regulations, no vehicle registered for highway use is loaded with kerosene at such terminal.
(B) Requirements
A refueler truck, tanker, or tank wagon meets the requirements of this subparagraph with respect to a terminal if such truck, tanker, or wagon—
(i) has storage tanks, hose, and coupling equipment designed and used for the purposes of fueling aircraft,
(ii) is not registered for highway use, and
(iii) is operated by—
(I) the terminal operator of such terminal, or
(II) a person that makes a daily accounting to such terminal operator of each delivery of fuel from such truck, tanker, or wagon.
(C) Reporting
The Secretary shall require under section 4101 (d) reporting by such terminal operator of—
(i) any information obtained under subparagraph (B)(iii)(II), and
(ii) any similar information maintained by such terminal operator with respect to deliveries of fuel made by trucks, tankers, or wagons operated by such terminal operator.
(D) Applicable rate
For purposes of paragraph (2)(C), in the case of any kerosene treated as removed from a terminal by reason of this paragraph—
(i) the rate of tax specified in paragraph (2)(C)(i) in the case of use described in such paragraph shall apply if such terminal is located within a secured area of an airport, and
(ii) the rate of tax specified in paragraph (2)(C)(ii) shall apply in all other cases.
(4) Liability for tax on kerosene used in commercial aviation
For purposes of paragraph (2)(C)(i), the person who uses the fuel for commercial aviation shall pay the tax imposed under such paragraph. For purposes of the preceding sentence, fuel shall be treated as used when such fuel is removed into the fuel tank.
(b) Treatment of removal or subsequent sale by blender
(1) In general
There is hereby imposed a tax at the rate determined under subsection (a) on taxable fuel removed or sold by the blender thereof.
(2) Credit for tax previously paid
If—
(A) tax is imposed on the removal or sale of a taxable fuel by reason of paragraph (1), and
(B) the blender establishes the amount of the tax paid with respect to such fuel by reason of subsection (a),
the amount of the tax so paid shall be allowed as a credit against the tax imposed by reason of paragraph (1).
(c) Later separation of fuel from diesel-water fuel emulsion
If any person separates the taxable fuel from a diesel-water fuel emulsion on which tax was imposed under subsection (a) at a rate determined under subsection (a)(2)(D) (or with respect to which a credit or payment was allowed or made by reason of section 6427), such person shall be treated as the refiner of such taxable fuel. The amount of tax imposed on any removal of such fuel by such person shall be reduced by the amount of tax imposed (and not credited or refunded) on any prior removal or entry of such fuel.
(d) Termination
(1) In general
The rates of tax specified in clauses (i) and (iii) of subsection (a)(2)(A) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon after September 30, 2016.
(2) Aviation fuels
The rates of tax specified in subsection (a)(2)(A)(ii) and (a)(2)(C)(ii) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon—
(A) after December 31, 1996, and before the date which is 7 days after the date of the enactment of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund Tax Reinstatement Act of 1997, and
(B) after September 30, 2015.
(3) Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate
The Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under subsection (a)(2) shall apply after September 30, 1997, and before October 1, 2016.
(e) Refunds in certain cases
Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, if any person who paid the tax imposed by this section with respect to any taxable fuel establishes to the satisfaction of the Secretary that a prior tax was paid (and not credited or refunded) with respect to such taxable fuel, then an amount equal to the tax paid by such person shall be allowed as a refund (without interest) to such person in the same manner as if it were an overpayment of tax imposed by this section.

Source

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References in Text

Section 211 of the Clean Air Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(2)(D), is classified to section 7545 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.
The date of the enactment of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund Tax Reinstatement Act of 1997, referred to in subsec. (d)(2)(A), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 105–2, which was approved Feb. 28, 1997.
Amendments

2012—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 112–141, § 40102(a)(1)(C), substituted “September 30, 2016” for “June 30, 2012”.
Pub. L. 112–140, §§ 1(c), 402 (a)(1)(C), temporarily substituted “July 6, 2012” for “June 30, 2012”. See Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 112–102, § 402(a)(1)(C), substituted “June 30, 2012” for “March 31, 2012”.
Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 112–95substituted “September 30, 2015” for “February 17, 2012”.
Pub. L. 112–91substituted “February 17, 2012” for “January 31, 2012”.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 112–141, § 40102(a)(2)(D), substituted “October 1, 2016” for “July 1, 2012”.
Pub. L. 112–140, §§ 1(c), 402 (a)(2)(D), temporarily substituted “July 7, 2012” for “July 1, 2012”. See Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 112–102, § 402(a)(2)(D), substituted “July 1, 2012” for “April 1, 2012”.
2011—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 112–30, § 142(a)(1)(C), substituted “March 31, 2012” for “September 30, 2011”.
Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 112–30, § 202(a), substituted “January 31, 2012” for “September 16, 2011”.
Pub. L. 112–27substituted “September 16, 2011” for “July 22, 2011”.
Pub. L. 112–21substituted “July 22, 2011” for “June 30, 2011”.
Pub. L. 112–16substituted “June 30, 2011” for “May 31, 2011”.
Pub. L. 112–7substituted “May 31, 2011” for “March 31, 2011”.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 112–30, § 142(a)(2)(D), substituted “April 1, 2012” for “October 1, 2011”.
2010—Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 111–329substituted “March 31, 2011” for “December 31, 2010”.
Pub. L. 111–249substituted “December 31, 2010” for “September 30, 2010”.
Pub. L. 111–216substituted “September 30, 2010” for “August 1, 2010”.
Pub. L. 111–197substituted “August 1, 2010” for “July 3, 2010”.
Pub. L. 111–161substituted “July 3, 2010” for “April 30, 2010”.
Pub. L. 111–153substituted “April 30, 2010” for “March 31, 2010”.
2009—Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 111–116substituted “March 31, 2010” for “December 31, 2009”.
Pub. L. 111–69substituted “December 31, 2009” for “September 30, 2009”.
Pub. L. 111–12substituted “September 30, 2009” for “March 31, 2009”.
2008—Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 110–330substituted “March 31, 2009” for “September 30, 2008”.
Pub. L. 110–253substituted “September 30, 2008” for “June 30, 2008”.
Pub. L. 110–190substituted “June 30, 2008” for “February 29, 2008”.
2007—Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 110–161substituted “February 29, 2008” for “September 30, 2007”.
2005—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11166(b)(1), reenacted heading without change and amended text of subpar. (B) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The tax imposed by this paragraph shall not apply to any removal or entry of a taxable fuel transferred in bulk by pipeline or vessel to a terminal or refinery if the person removing or entering the taxable fuel, the operator of such pipeline or vessel, and the operator of such terminal or refinery are registered under section 4101.”
Subsec. (a)(2)(A)(ii) to (iv). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(1), inserted “and” at end of cl. (ii), substituted a period for “, and” at end of cl. (iii), and struck out cl. (iv) which read as follows: “in the case of aviation-grade kerosene, 21.8 cents per gallon.”
Subsec. (a)(2)(C). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(2), amended heading and text of subpar. (C) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “In the case of aviation-grade kerosene which is removed from any refinery or terminal directly into the fuel tank of an aircraft for use in commercial aviation by a person registered for such use under section 4101, the rate of tax under subparagraph (A)(iv) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon.”
Pub. L. 109–59, § 11151(b)(1), substituted “for use in commercial aviation by a person registered for such use under section 4101” for “for use in commercial aviation”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(D). Pub. L. 109–58, § 1343(a), added subpar. (D).
Subsec. (a)(3)(A)(i). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(3)(A), struck out “a secured area of” before “an airport”.
Subsec. (a)(3)(A)(ii), (iv). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(4)(A), struck out “aviation-grade” before “kerosene”.
Subsec. (a)(3)(D). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(3)(B), added subpar. (D).
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(4)(B), (C), struck out “aviation-grade” before “kerosene” in heading and substituted “paragraph (2)(C)(i)” for “paragraph (2)(C)” in text.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–58, § 1343(b)(2), added subsec. (c).
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11101(a)(1)(F), substituted “2011” for “2005”.
Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11161(a)(4)(D), reenacted par. heading without change and amended text of introductory provisions generally. Prior to amendment, introductory provisions read as follows: “The rates of tax specified in clauses (ii) and (iv) of subsection (a)(2)(A) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon—”.
Pub. L. 109–59, § 11151(b)(2), amended par. heading and text of introductory provisions generally. Prior to amendment, introductory provisions read as follows: “The rate of tax specified in subsection (a)(2)(A)(ii) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon—”.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 109–58, § 1362(a), substituted “2011” for “2005”.
Pub. L. 109–6substituted “October 1, 2005” for “April 1, 2005”.
2004—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 108–357, § 860(a), inserted “by pipeline or vessel” after “transferred in bulk” and “, the operator of such pipeline or vessel,” after “the taxable fuel”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(A)(iv). Pub. L. 108–357, § 853(a)(1), added cl. (iv).
Subsec. (a)(2)(C). Pub. L. 108–357, § 853(a)(2), added subpar. (C).
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 108–357, § 853(a)(3)(A), added par. (3).
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 108–357, § 853(a)(4), added par. (4).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 108–357, § 301(c)(7), struck out subsec. (c) which related to taxation of taxable fuels mixed with alcohol.
1998—Subsec. (c)(4)(A). Pub. L. 105–178, § 9003(b)(2)(B), amended heading and text of subpar. (A) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The alcohol mixture rate for a qualified alcohol mixture which contains gasoline is the excess of the rate which would (but for this paragraph) be determined under subsection (a) over—
“(i) 5.4 cents per gallon for 10 percent gasohol,
“(ii) 4.158 cents per gallon for 7.7 percent gasohol, and
“(iii) 3.078 cents per gallon for 5.7 percent gasohol.
In the case of a mixture none of the alcohol in which consists of ethanol, clauses (i), (ii), and (iii) shall be applied by substituting ‘6 cents’ for ‘5.4 cents’, ‘4.62 cents’ for ‘4.158 cents’, and ‘3.42 cents’ for ‘3.078 cents’.”
Subsec. (c)(5). Pub. L. 105–178, § 9003(b)(2)(C), substituted “the applicable blender rate (as defined in section 4041 (b)(2)(C))” for “5.4 cents”.
Subsec. (c)(8). Pub. L. 105–178, § 9003(a)(1)(C), substituted “2007” for “2000”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 105–178, § 9002(a)(1)(F), substituted “2005” for “1999”.
1997—Subsec. (a)(2)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 105–34, § 1032(b), inserted “or kerosene” after “diesel fuel”.
Subsec. (d)(1), (2). Pub. L. 105–2added pars. (1) and (2) and struck out former pars. (1) and (2) which read as follows:
“(1) In general.—On and after October 1, 1999, the rates of tax specified in clauses (i) and (iii) of subsection (a)(2)(A) (other than the tax on aviation gasoline) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon.
“(2) Aviation gasoline.—On and after January 1, 1997, the rate specified in subsection (a)(2)(A)(ii) shall be 4.3 cents per gallon.”
Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 105–34, § 1031(a)(2), substituted “September 30, 2007” for “September 30, 1997”.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 105–34, § 1033, substituted “shall apply after September 30, 1997, and before April 1, 2005” for “shall not apply after December 31, 1995”.
Pub. L. 105–2struck out heading and text of par. (3) relating to aviation gasoline. Text read as follows: “After December 31, 1996, the rate of tax specified in subsection (a)(2)(A)(i) on aviation gasoline shall be 4.3 cents per gallon.”
1996—Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Pub. L. 104–188, § 1609(g)(1), added cls. (i) and (ii), redesignated former cl. (ii) as (iii), and struck out former cl. (i) which read as follows: “in the case of gasoline, 18.3 cents per gallon, and”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 104–188, § 1609(a)(2)(B), (g)(4)(B), substituted “the rates of tax specified in clauses (i) and (iii) of subsection (a)(2)(A) (other than the tax on aviation gasoline)” for “each rate of tax specified in subsection (a)(2)(A)”.
Subsec. (d)(2), (3). Pub. L. 104–188, § 1609(a)(2)(A), (g)(2), added par. (3) relating to aviation gasoline, redesignated former par. (2), relating to leaking underground storage tank trust fund financing rate, as another par. (3), and added new par. (2) relating to aviation gasoline.
1993—Pub. L. 103–66, § 13242(a), amended section generally, substituting, in subsec. (a), provisions imposing tax on taxable fuels for provisions imposing tax on gasoline, in subsec. (b), provisions relating to treatment of removal or subsequent sale of taxable fuels by blender for provisions relating to treatment of removal or subsequent sale of gasoline by blender or compounder, in subsec. (c), provisions relating to taxable fuels mixed with alcohol for provisions relating to gasoline mixed with alcohol at refinery etc., in subsec. (d), provisions decreasing tax rate imposed on taxable fuels to 4.3 cents per gallon beginning on and after Oct. 1, 1999, for provisions terminating the Highway Trust Fund financing and deficit reduction rates on and after Oct. 1, 1999, and Oct. 1, 1995, respectively, and, in subsec. (e), “taxable fuel” for “gasoline” in two places.
Subsec. (a)(2)(B)(iii). Pub. L. 103–66, § 13241(a), amended cl. (iii) generally, substituting “6.8 cents per gallon” for “2.5 cents a gallon”.
1992—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 102–486, § 1920(a), amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, subsection (a) shall be applied by substituting rates which are 10/9th of the otherwise applicable rates in the case of the removal or sale of any gasoline for use in producing gasohol at the time of such removal or sale. Subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary may prescribe (including the application of section 4101), the treatment under the preceding sentence also shall apply to use in producing gasohol after the time of such removal or sale. For purposes of this paragraph, the term ‘gasohol’ means any mixture of gasoline if at least 10 percent of such mixture is alcohol. For purposes of this subsection, in the case of the Highway Trust Fund financing rate, the otherwise applicable rate is 6.1 cents a gallon.”
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 102–486, § 1920(b)(1), substituted “an otherwise applicable rate” for “6.1 cents a gallon”.
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 102–486, § 1920(b)(2), substituted heading for one which read: “Lower rate on gasohol made other than from ethanol”, added text, and struck out former text which read as follows: “In the case of gasohol none of the alcohol in which consists of ethanol, paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be applied by substituting ‘5.5 cents’ for ‘6.1 cents’.”
1991—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 102–240substituted “1999” for “1995”.
1990—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11212(a), substituted heading for one which read: “In general” and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “There is hereby imposed a tax at the rate specified in paragraph (2) on the earlier of—
“(A) the removal, or
“(B) the sale,
of gasoline by the refiner or importer thereof or the terminal operator.”
Subsec. (a)(2)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(1), added cl. (iii).
Subsec. (a)(2)(B)(i). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(2)(A), substituted “11.5 cents” for “9 cents”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(B)(iii). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(2)(B), (C), added cl. (iii).
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11212(e)(2), struck out par. (3) which read as follows: “For purposes of paragraph (1), the bulk transfer of gasoline to a terminal operator by a refiner or importer shall not be considered a removal or sale of gasoline by such refiner or importer.”
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(5)(A), substituted “applied by substituting rates which are 10/9th of the otherwise applicable rates” for “applied by substituting ‘31/3 cents’ for ‘9 cents’ and by substituting ‘1/9 cent’ for ‘0.1 cent’ ” and inserted “For purposes of this subsection, in the case of the Highway Trust Fund financing rate, the otherwise applicable rate is 6.1 cents a gallon.”
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(5)(B), which directed the substitution of “at a Highway Trust Fund financing rate equivalent to 6.1 cents” for “at a rate equivalent to 3 cents”, was executed by making the substitution for “at a Highway Trust Fund financing rate equivalent to 3 cents” to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 1986 Amendment note below.
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(5)(C), added par. (4). Former par. (4) redesignated (5).
Subsec. (c)(5). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(e)(3), substituted “2000” for “1993”.
Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(5)(C), redesignated par. (4) as (5).
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(c)(3), substituted “1995” for “1993”.
Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11215(a), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows:
“(A) In general.—The Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under subsection (a)(2) shall not apply after the earlier of—
“(i) December 31, 1991, or
“(ii) the last day of the termination month.
“(B) Termination month.—For purposes of subparagraph (A), the termination month is the 1st month as of the close of which the Secretary estimates that the net revenues are at least $500,000,000 from taxes imposed by section 4041 (d) and taxes attributable to Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate imposed under this section and sections 4042 and 4091.
“(C) Net revenues.—For purposes of subparagraph (B), the term ‘net revenues’ means the excess of gross revenues over amounts payable by reason of section 9508 (c)(2) (relating to transfer from Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund for certain repayments and credits).”
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11211(a)(3), added par. (3).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 101–508, § 11212(d)(1), added subsec. (e).
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(A), added pars. (1) and (2), struck out former par. (1) which imposed a tax at the rate specified in subsec. (d) on the earlier of the removal, or the sale of gasoline by the refiner or importer thereof or the terminal operator, and redesignated former par. (2) as (3).
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(B), substituted “subsection (a)” for “subsection (d)”.
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 100–647, § 6104(a), inserted after first sentence “Subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary may prescribe (including the application of section 4101), the treatment under the preceding sentence also shall apply to use in producing gasohol after the time of such removal or sale.”
Pub. L. 100–647, § 2001(d)(5)(A), inserted “and by substituting ‘1/9 cent’ for ‘0.1 cent’ ” before “in the case of the removal”.
Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(14), substituted “31/3 cents” for “3 cents”.
Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(B), substituted “subsection (a)” for “subsection (d)”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 100–647, § 2001(d)(5)(B), substituted “reduced by the amount of tax imposed (and not credited or refunded) on any prior removal or sale of such fuel” for “52/3 cents a gallon”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(D), redesignatedsubsec. (e) as (d) and struck out former subsec. (d) which related to the rate of tax.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(C)(i), substituted “subsection (a)(2)” for “subsection (d)(2)(A)”.
Subsec. (d)(2)(A). Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(C)(ii), substituted “subsection (a)(2)” for “subsection (d)(2)(B)”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 100–647, § 1017(c)(1)(D), redesignatedsubsec. (e) as (d).
1987—Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 100–17, § 502(c)(2), substituted “September 30, 1993” for “December 31, 1992”.
Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 100–17, § 502(a)(4), substituted “1993” for “1988”.
Subsec. (e)(2)(B). Pub. L. 100–203substituted “net revenues are at least $500,000,000 from taxes imposed by section 4041 (d) and taxes attributable to Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate imposed under this section and sections 4042 and 4091.” for “net revenues from the taxes imposed by this section (to the extent attributable to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under subsection (d)(2)(B)),section 4041(d), and section 4042 (to the extent attributable to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under section 4042 (b)) are at least $500,000,000.”
1986—Pub. L. 99–514amended section generally, substituting provisions imposing a tax on the removal or sale of gasoline by the refiner, importer, blender, or compounder thereof or the terminal operator for provisions imposing a tax on gasoline sold by the producer or importer thereof, or by any producer of gasoline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(B)(i), substituted “at the rate specified in subsection (d)” for “of 9 cents a gallon” in par. (1) as amended by Pub. L. 99–514.
Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(A)(i), amended subsec. (a), as in effect the day before Oct. 22, 1986, generally, substituting “at the rate specified in subsection (b)” for “of 9 cents a gallon”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(B)(i), substituted “at the rate specified in subsection (d)” for “of 9 cents a gallon” in par. (1) as amended by Pub. L. 99–514.
Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(A)(i), amended subsec. (b), as in effect the day before Oct. 22, 1986, generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b), termination, read as follows: “On and after October 1, 1988, the taxes imposed by this section shall not apply.”
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(B)(iii)(I), substituted “subsection (d)” for “subsection (a)” in par. (1) as amended by Pub. L. 99–514.
Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(A)(iii), substituted “subsection (b)” for “subsection (a)” in introductory provisions as in effect the day before Oct. 22, 1986.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(B)(iii)(II), substituted “a Highway Trust Fund financing rate” for “a rate” in par. (2) as amended by Pub. L. 99–514.
Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(A)(iii)(II), substituted “a Highway Trust Fund financing rate” for “a rate” in par. (2) as in effect the day before Oct. 22, 1986.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(B)(ii), added subsec. (d) to this section as amended by Pub. L. 99–514, and struck out former subsec. (d), termination, which read as follows: “On and after October 1, 1988, the taxes imposed by this section shall not apply.”
Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(A)(i), in amending this section as in effect the day before Oct. 22, 1986, added subsec. (d).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 99–499, § 521(a)(1)(B)(ii), added subsec. (e) to this section as amended by Pub. L. 99–514.
1984—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 98–369, § 912(b)(A), (B), substituted “3 cents” for “4 cents” in subpar. (A), and “31/3 cents” for “44/9 cents” in subpar. (B).
Pub. L. 98–369, § 732(a)(1), struck out “by substituting ‘4 cents’ for ‘9 cents’ in the case of the sale of any gasoline” after “shall be applied” in text preceding subpar. (A), substituted “by substituting ‘4 cents’ for ‘9 cents’ in the case of the sale of any gasohol (the gasoline in which was not taxed under subparagraph (B)), and” for “in a mixture with alcohol, if at least 10 percent of the mixture is alcohol, or” in subpar. (A), substituted “by substituting ‘44/9 cents’ for ‘9 cents’ in the case of the sale of any gasoline for use in producing gasohol” for “for use in producing a mixture at least 10 percent of which is alcohol” in subpar. (B) and inserted definition of “gasohol” after subpar. (B).
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 98–369, § 912(b)(A), (C), substituted “3 cents” for “4 cents” and “52/3 cents” for “45/9 cents”.
Pub. L. 98–369, § 732(a)(2), substituted “at a rate equivalent to 4 cents a gallon” for “at a rate of 4 cents a gallon”, and “45/9 cents a gallon” for “5 cents a gallon”.
Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 98–369, § 912(f), substituted “coal (including peat)” for “coal”.
1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–424, § 511(a)(1), increased tax from 4 to 9 cents a gallon.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–424, § 516(a)(3), substituted provision that, on and after Oct. 1, 1988, the taxes imposed by this section shall not apply, for provision that, on and after Oct. 1, 1984, the tax imposed by this section would be 11/2 cents a gallon.
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 97–424, § 511(d)(1)(A), substituted “subsection (a) shall be applied by substituting ‘4 cents’ for ‘9 cents’ in the case of the sale of any gasoline” for “no tax shall be imposed by this section on the sale of any gasoline” after “Secretary,”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 97–424, § 511(d)(1)(B), substituted “tax was imposed under subsection (a) at the rate of 4 cents a gallon by reason of this subsection” for “tax was not imposed by reason of this subsection” after “alcohol on which”, and inserted provision that the amount of tax imposed on any sale of such gasoline by such person shall be 5 cents a gallon.
1980—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 96–223, § 232(d)(3), inserted “(or with respect to which a credit or payment was allowed or made by reason of section 6427 (f)(1))” after “this subsection”.
Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 96–223, § 232(b)(3)(A), inserted provision that “alcohol” does not include alcohol with a proof of less than 190 (determined without regard to any added denaturants).
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 96–223, § 232(a)(1), added par. (4).
1978—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95–599substituted “1984” for “1979”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–618added subsec. (c).
1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–280substituted “1979” for “1977”.
1970—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91–605substituted “1977” for “1972”.
1961—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 87–61, § 201(b), increased tax from 3 to 4 cents a gallon.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 87–61, § 201(c), substituted “October 1, 1972” for “July 1, 1972.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 87–61, § 201(d), repealed subsec. (c) which authorized a temporary increase in tax for the period October 1, 1959, to July 1, 1961.
1959—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 86–342added subsec. (c).
1956—Act Mar. 29, 1956, substituted “April 1, 1957” for “April 1, 1956”.
Subsec. (a). Act June 29, 1956, redesignated first sentence as subsec. (a) and increased tax from 2 to 3 cents a gallon.
Subsec. (b). Act June 29, 1956, redesignated second sentence as subsec. (b) and substituted “July 1, 1972” for “April 1, 1956”.
1955—Act Mar. 30, 1955, substituted “April 1, 1956” for “April 1, 1955”.
Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 112–141effective July 1, 2012, see section 40102(f) ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as a note under section 460l–11 of Title 16, Conservation.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–140to cease to be effective on July 6, 2012, with text as amended by Pub. L. 112–140to revert back to read as it did on the day before June 29, 2012, and amendments by Pub. L. 112–141to be executed as if Pub. L. 112–140had not been enacted, see section 1(c) ofPub. L. 112–140, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–140effective July 1, 2012, see section 402(f)(1) ofPub. L. 112–140, set out as a note under section 460l–11 of Title 16, Conservation.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–102effective Apr. 1, 2012, see section 402(f) ofPub. L. 112–102, set out as a note under section 460l–11 of Title 16, Conservation.
Pub. L. 112–95, title XI, § 1101(c),Feb. 14, 2012, 126 Stat. 148, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on February 18, 2012.”
Pub. L. 112–91, § 2(c),Jan. 31, 2012, 126 Stat. 3, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on February 1, 2012.”
Effective Date of 2011 Amendment

Amendment by section 142(a)(1)(C), (2)(D) ofPub. L. 112–30effective Oct. 1, 2011, see section 142(f) ofPub. L. 112–30, set out as a note under section 460l–11 of Title 16, Conservation.
Pub. L. 112–30, title II, § 202(c),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 357, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on September 17, 2011.”
Pub. L. 112–27, § 2(c),Aug. 5, 2011, 125 Stat. 270, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on July 23, 2011.”
Pub. L. 112–21, § 2(c),June 29, 2011, 125 Stat. 233, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on July 1, 2011.”
Pub. L. 112–16, § 2(c),May 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 218, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on June 1, 2011.”
Pub. L. 112–7, § 2(c),Mar. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 31, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on April 1, 2011.”
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–329, § 2(c),Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3566, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on January 1, 2011.”
Pub. L. 111–249, § 2(c),Sept. 30, 2010, 124 Stat. 2627, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 2010.”
Pub. L. 111–216, title I, § 101(c),Aug. 1, 2010, 124 Stat. 2349, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on August 2, 2010.”
Pub. L. 111–197, § 2(c),July 2, 2010, 124 Stat. 1353, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on July 4, 2010.”
Pub. L. 111–161, § 2(c),Apr. 30, 2010, 124 Stat. 1126, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on May 1, 2010.”
Pub. L. 111–153, § 2(c),Mar. 31, 2010, 124 Stat. 1084, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on April 1, 2010.”
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–116, § 2(c),Dec. 16, 2009, 123 Stat. 3031, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on January 1, 2010.”
Pub. L. 111–69, § 2(c),Oct. 1, 2009, 123 Stat. 2054, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 2009.”
Pub. L. 111–12, § 2(c),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1457, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on April 1, 2009.”
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–330, § 2(c),Sept. 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 3717, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 2008.”
Pub. L. 110–253, § 2(c),June 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 2417, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on July 1, 2008.”
Pub. L. 110–190, § 2(c),Feb. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 643, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261 and 4271 of this title] shall take effect on March 1, 2008.”
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–161, div. K, title I, § 116(d),Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 2382, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4261, 4271, and 9502 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 2007.”
Effective Date of 2005 Amendments

Pub. L. 109–59, title XI, § 11151(f)(1),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1969, provided that: “The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) [amending this section and sections 6421 and 6427 of this title] shall take effect as if included in the provisions of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 [Pub. L. 108–357] to which they relate.”
Amendment by section 11161(a)(1)–(4)(D) of Pub. L. 109–59applicable to fuels or liquids removed, entered, or sold after Sept. 30, 2005, see section 11161(e) ofPub. L. 109–59, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Pub. L. 109–59, title XI, § 11166(b)(2),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1977, provided that: “The amendment made by this subsection [amending this section] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 10, 2005].”
Pub. L. 109–58, title XIII, § 1343(c),Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 1052, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 6427 of this title] shall take effect on January 1, 2006.”
Amendment by section 1362(a) ofPub. L. 109–58effective Oct. 1, 2005, see section 1362(d)(1) ofPub. L. 109–58, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Pub. L. 109–6, § 1(b),Mar. 31, 2005, 119 Stat. 20, provided that: “The amendment made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Mar. 31, 2005].”
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment

Amendment by section 301(c)(7) ofPub. L. 108–357applicable to fuel sold or used after Dec. 31, 2004, see section 301(d)(1) ofPub. L. 108–357, set out as a note under section 40 of this title.
Amendment by section 853 (a)(1)–(3)(A), (4) of Pub. L. 108–357applicable to aviation-grade kerosene removed, entered, or sold after Dec. 31, 2004, see section 853(e) ofPub. L. 108–357, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, § 860(b),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1618, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on March 1, 2005.”
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by section 9003(b)(2)(B), (C), ofPub. L. 105–178effective Jan. 1, 2001, see section 9003(b)(3) ofPub. L. 105–178, set out as a note under section 40 of this title.
Effective Date of 1997 Amendments

Amendment by section 1031(a)(2) ofPub. L. 105–34effective Oct. 1, 1997, see section 1031(e)(1) ofPub. L. 105–34, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Amendment by section 1032(b) ofPub. L. 105–34effective July 1, 1998, see section 1032(f)(1) ofPub. L. 105–34, as amended, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–2applicable to periods beginning on or after the 7th day after Feb. 28, 1997, see section 2(e)(1) ofPub. L. 105–2, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–188effective on 7th calendar day after Aug. 20, 1996, see section 1609(i) ofPub. L. 104–188, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by section 13241(a) ofPub. L. 103–66effective Oct. 1, 1993, see section 13241(g) ofPub. L. 103–66, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Amendment by section 13242(a) ofPub. L. 103–66effective Jan. 1, 1994, see section 13242(e) ofPub. L. 103–66, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Pub. L. 102–486, title XIX, § 1920(c),Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3027, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall apply to gasoline removed (as defined in [former] section 4082 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) or entered after December 31, 1992.”
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by section 11211(a)(1)–(3), (5)(A)–(C) of Pub. L. 101–508applicable, except as otherwise provided, to gasoline removed (as defined in [former] section 4082 of this title) after Nov. 30, 1990, see section 11211(a)(6) ofPub. L. 101–508, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, § 11212(f),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–432, provided that:
“(1) In general.—Except as provided in paragraph (2), the amendments made by this section [enacting section 4103 of this title and amending this section and sections 4093, 4101, 4222, 6103, 6416, and 6724 of this title] shall take effect on July 1, 1991.
“(2) Registration, etc.—The amendments made by subsections (b), (c), and (e) (other than paragraph (2) thereof) [enacting section 4103 of this title and amending sections 4093, 4101, 4222, 6103, and 6724 of this title] shall take effect on December 1, 1990.”
Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, § 11215(b),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–436, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on December 1, 1990.”
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by section 1017(c)(1), (14) ofPub. L. 100–647effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99–514, to which such amendment relates, see section 1019(a) ofPub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.
Amendment by section 2001(d)(5) ofPub. L. 100–647effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Superfund Revenue Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99–499, title V, to which it relates, see section 2001(e) ofPub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 56 of this title.
Pub. L. 100–647, title VI, § 6104(b),Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3711, provided that: “The amendment made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1989.”
Effective Date of 1987 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–203applicable to sales after Mar. 31, 1988, see section 10502(e) ofPub. L. 100–203, set out as a note under section 40 of this title.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendments

Pub. L. 99–514, title XVII, § 1703(h),Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2779, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 34, 4082, 4083, 4101, 4221, 6421, 6427, 7210, 7603 to 7605, 7609, and 7610 of this title and omitting section 4084 of this title] shall apply to gasoline removed (as defined in section 4082 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended by this section) after December 31, 1987.”
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–499effective Jan. 1, 1987, see section 521(e) ofPub. L. 99–499, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by section 732(a)(1), (2) ofPub. L. 98–369effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provisions of the Highway Revenue Act of 1982, title V of Pub. L. 97–424, to which such amendment relates, see section 736 ofPub. L. 98–369, set out as a note under section 4051 of this title.
Amendment by section 912(b), (f) ofPub. L. 98–369effective Jan. 1, 1985, see section 912(g) ofPub. L. 98–369, set out as a note under section 40 of this title.
Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Amendment by section 511(a)(1), (d)(1) ofPub. L. 97–424effective Apr. 1, 1983, see section 511(h)(1) ofPub. L. 97–424, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by section 232(b)(3)(A) ofPub. L. 96–223applicable to sales or uses after Sept. 30, 1980, in taxable years ending after such date, see section 232(h)(1) ofPub. L. 96–223, set out as an Effective Date note under section 40 of this title.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Pub. L. 95–618, title II, § 221(a)(2),Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3185, as amended by Pub. L. 96–223, title II, § 232(a)(3),Apr. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 273, provided that: “The amendment made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall apply to sales after December 31, 1978.”
Effective Date of 1961 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 87–61effective July 1, 1961, see section 208 ofPub. L. 87–61, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1956 Amendment

Amendment by act June 29, 1956, effective July 1, 1956, see section 211 of act June 29, 1956, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
List of Airports With Secured Terminals

Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, § 853(a)(3)(B),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1610, provided that: “Not later than December 15, 2004, the Secretary of the Treasury shall publish and maintain a list of airports which include a secured area in which a terminal is located (within the meaning of section 4081(a)(3)(A)(i) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as added by this paragraph).”
Delayed Deposits of Highway Motor Fuel Tax Revenues

Due date for deposit of taxes imposed by this section which would be required to be made after July 31, 1998, and before Oct. 1, 1998, to be Oct. 5, 1998, see section 901(e) ofPub. L. 105–34, set out as a note under section 6302 of this title.
Delayed Deposits of Airport Trust Fund Tax Revenues

Due date for deposit of taxes imposed by subsec. (a)(2)(A)(ii) of this section which would be required to be made after July 31, 1998, and before Oct. 1, 1998, to be Oct. 5, 1998, see section 1031(g) ofPub. L. 105–34, set out as a note under section 6302 of this title.
Motor Fuel Tax Enforcement Advisory Commission

Pub. L. 109–59, title XI, § 11141,Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1959, provided that:
“(a) Establishment.—There is established a Motor Fuel Tax Enforcement Advisory Commission (in this section referred to as the ‘Commission’).
“(b) Function.—The Commission shall—
“(1) review motor fuel revenue collections, historical and current;
“(2) review the progress of investigations with respect to motor fuel taxes;
“(3) develop and review legislative proposals with respect to motor fuel taxes;
“(4) monitor the progress of administrative regulation projects relating to motor fuel taxes;
“(5) review the results of Federal and State agency cooperative efforts regarding motor fuel taxes;
“(6) review the results of Federal interagency cooperative efforts regarding motor fuel taxes; and
“(7) evaluate and make recommendations to the President and Congress regarding—
“(A) the effectiveness of existing Federal enforcement programs regarding motor fuel taxes,
“(B) enforcement personnel allocation, and
“(C) proposals for regulatory projects, legislation, and funding.
“(c) Membership.—
“(1) Appointment.—The Commission shall be composed of the following representatives appointed by the Chairmen and the Ranking Members of the Committee on Finance of the Senate and the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives:
“(A) At least one representative from each of the following Federal entities: the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation—Office of Inspector General, the Federal Highway Administration, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Justice.
“(B) At least one representative from the Federation of State Tax Administrators.
“(C) At least one representative from any State department of transportation.
“(D) Two representatives from the highway construction industry.
“(E) Six representatives from industries relating to fuel distribution—refiners (two representatives), distributors (one representative), pipelines (one representative), and terminal operators (two representatives).
“(F) One representative from the retail fuel industry.
“(G) Two representatives from the staff of the Committee on Finance of the Senate and two representatives from the staff of the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives.
“(2) Terms.—Members shall be appointed for the life of the Commission.
“(3) Vacancies.—A vacancy in the Commission shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made.
“(4) Travel expenses.—Members shall serve without pay but shall receive travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance with sections 5702 and 5703 of title 5, United States Code.
“(5) Chairman.—The Chairman of the Commission shall be elected by the members.
“(d) Funding.—Such sums as are necessary shall be available from the Highway Trust fund for the expenses of the Commission.
“(e) Consultation.—Upon request of the Commission, representatives of the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service shall be available for consultation to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties under this section.
“(f) Obtaining Data.—The Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States, information (other than information required by any law to be kept confidential by such department or agency) necessary for the Commission to carry out its duties under this section. Upon request of the Commission, the head of that department or agency shall furnish such nonconfidential information to the Commission. The Commission shall also gather evidence through such means as it may deem appropriate, including through holding hearings and soliciting comments by means of Federal Register notices.
“(g) Termination.—The Commission shall terminate as of the close of September 30, 2009.”
Floor Stocks Taxes

Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, § 853(f),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1614, provided that:
“(1) In general.—There is hereby imposed on aviation-grade kerosene held on January 1, 2005, by any person a tax equal to—
“(A) the tax which would have been imposed before such date on such kerosene had the amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 4041, 4082, 4083, 4101, 4103, 4221, 6206, 6416, 6427, 6724, 9502, and 9508 of this title, redesignating subpart C of part III of subchapter A of chapter 32 of this title as subpart B of part III of subchapter A of chapter 32 of this title, and repealing former subpart B of part III of subchapter A of chapter 32 of this title] been in effect at all times before such date, reduced by
“(B) the sum of—
“(i) the tax imposed before such date on such kerosene under section 4091 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as in effect on such date, and
“(ii) in the case of kerosene held exclusively for such person’s own use, the amount which such person would (but for this clause) reasonably expect (as of such date) to be paid as a refund under section 6427(l) of such Code with respect to such kerosene.
“(2) Exception for fuel held in aircraft fuel tank.—Paragraph (1) shall not apply to kerosene held in the fuel tank of an aircraft on January 1, 2005.
“(3) Liability for tax and method of payment.—
“(A) Liability for tax.—The person holding the kerosene on January 1, 2005, to which the tax imposed by paragraph (1) applies shall be liable for such tax.
“(B) Method and time for payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid at such time and in such manner as the Secretary of the Treasury (or the Secretary’s delegate) shall prescribe, including the nonapplication of such tax on de minimis amounts of kerosene.
“(4) Transfer of floor stock tax revenues to trust funds.—For purposes of determining the amount transferred to any trust fund, the tax imposed by this subsection shall be treated as imposed by section 4081 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986—
“(A) in any case in which tax was not imposed by section 4091 of such Code, at the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under such section to the extent of 0.1 cents per gallon, and
“(B) at the rate under section 4081(a)(2)(A)(iv) of such Code to the extent of the remainder.
“(5) Held by a person.—For purposes of this subsection, kerosene shall be considered as held by a person if title thereto has passed to such person (whether or not delivery to the person has been made).
“(6) Other laws applicable.—All provisions of law, including penalties, applicable with respect to the tax imposed by section 4081 of such Code shall, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of this subsection, apply with respect to the floor stock tax imposed by paragraph (1) to the same extent as if such tax were imposed by such section.”
Pub. L. 105–34, title X, § 1032(g),Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 936, provided that:
“(1) Imposition of tax.—In the case of kerosene which is held on July 1, 1998, by any person, there is hereby imposed a floor stocks tax of 24.4 cents per gallon.
“(2) Liability for tax and method of payment.—
“(A) Liability for tax.—A person holding kerosene on July 1, 1998, to which the tax imposed by paragraph (1) applies shall be liable for such tax.
“(B) Method of payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid in such manner as the Secretary shall prescribe.
“(C) Time for payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid on or before August 31, 1998.
“(3) Definitions.—For purposes of this subsection—
“(A) Held by a person.—Kerosene shall be considered as ‘held by a person’ if title thereto has passed to such person (whether or not delivery to the person has been made).
“(B) Secretary.—The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate.
“(4) Exception for exempt uses.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall not apply to kerosene held by any person exclusively for any use to the extent a credit or refund of the tax imposed by section 4081 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is allowable for such use.
“(5) Exception for fuel held in vehicle tank.—No tax shall be imposed by paragraph (1) on kerosene held in the tank of a motor vehicle or motorboat.
“(6) Exception for certain amounts of fuel.—
“(A) In general.—No tax shall be imposed by paragraph (1) on kerosene held on July 1, 1998, by any person if the aggregate amount of kerosene held by such person on such date does not exceed 2,000 gallons. The preceding sentence shall apply only if such person submits to the Secretary (at the time and in the manner required by the Secretary) such information as the Secretary shall require for purposes of this paragraph.
“(B) Exempt fuel.—For purposes of subparagraph (A), there shall not be taken into account fuel held by any person which is exempt from the tax imposed by paragraph (1) by reason of paragraph (4) or (5).
“(C) Controlled groups.—For purposes of this paragraph—
“(i) Corporations.—
“(I) In general.—All persons treated as a controlled group shall be treated as 1 person.
“(II) Controlled group.—The term ‘controlled group’ has the meaning given to such term by subsection (a) ofsection 1563 of such Code; except that for such purposes the phrase ‘more than 50 percent’ shall be substituted for the phrase ‘at least 80 percent’ each place it appears in such subsection.
“(ii) Nonincorporated persons under common control.—Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, principles similar to the principles of clause (i) shall apply to a group of persons under common control where 1 or more of such persons is not a corporation.
“(7) Coordination with section 4081.—No tax shall be imposed by paragraph (1) on kerosene to the extent that tax has been (or will be) imposed on such kerosene under section 4081 or 4091 of such Code.
“(8) Other laws applicable.—All provisions of law, including penalties, applicable with respect to the taxes imposed by section 4081 of such Code shall, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of this subsection, apply with respect to the floor stock taxes imposed by paragraph (1) to the same extent as if such taxes were imposed by such section 4081.”
Pub. L. 105–2, § 2(d),Feb. 28, 1997, 111 Stat. 6, provided that:
“(1) Imposition of tax.—In the case of any aviation liquid on which tax was imposed under section 4081 or 4091 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 before the tax effective date and which is held on such date by any person, there is hereby imposed a floor stocks tax of—
“(A) 15 cents per gallon in the case of aviation gasoline, and
“(B) 17.5 cents per gallon in the case of aviation fuel.
“(2) Liability for tax and method of payment.—
“(A) Liability for tax.—A person holding, on the tax effective date, any aviation liquid to which the tax imposed by paragraph (1) applies shall be liable for such tax.
“(B) Method of payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid in such manner as the Secretary shall prescribe.
“(C) Time for payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid on or before the first day of the 5th month beginning after the tax effective date.
“(3) Definitions.—For purposes of this subsection—
“(A) Tax effective date.—The term ‘tax effective date’ means the date which is 7 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Feb. 28, 1997].
“(B) Aviation liquid.—The term ‘aviation liquid’ means aviation gasoline and aviation fuel.
“(C) Aviation gasoline.—The term ‘aviation gasoline’ has the meaning given such term in section 4081 of such Code.
“(D) Aviation fuel.—The term ‘aviation fuel’ has the meaning given such term by section 4093 of such Code.
“(E) Held by a person.—Aviation liquid shall be considered as ‘held by a person’ if title thereto has passed to such person (whether or not delivery to the person has been made).
“(F) Secretary.—The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Treasury or the Secretary’s delegate.
“(4) Exception for exempt uses.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall not apply to—
“(A) aviation liquid held by any person on the tax effective date exclusively for any use for which a credit or refund of the entire tax imposed by section 4081 or 4091 of such Code (as the case may be) is allowable for such liquid purchased on or after such tax effective date for such use, or
“(B) aviation fuel held by any person on the tax effective date exclusively for any use described in section 4092(b) of such Code.
“(5) Exception for certain amounts of fuel.—
“(A) In general.—No tax shall be imposed by paragraph (1) on any aviation liquid held on the tax effective date by any person if the aggregate amount of such liquid (determined separately for aviation gasoline and aviation fuel) held by such person on such date does not exceed 2,000 gallons. The preceding sentence shall apply only if such person submits to the Secretary (at the time and in the manner required by the Secretary) such information as the Secretary shall require for purposes of this paragraph.
“(B) Exempt fuel.—Any liquid to which the tax imposed by paragraph (1) does not apply by reason of paragraph (4) shall not be taken into account under subparagraph (A).
“(C) Controlled groups.—For purposes of this paragraph—
“(i) Corporations.—
“(I) In general.—All persons treated as a controlled group shall be treated as 1 person.
“(II) Controlled group.—The term ‘controlled group’ has the meaning given such term by subsection (a) ofsection 1563 of such Code; except that for such purposes, the phrase ‘more than 50 percent’ shall be substituted for the phrase ‘at least 80 percent’ each place it appears in such subsection.
“(ii) Nonincorporated persons under common control.—Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, principles similar to the principles of clause (i) shall apply to a group of persons under common control where 1 or more of such persons is not a corporation.
“(6) Other laws applicable.—All provisions of law, including penalties, applicable with respect to the taxes imposed by section 4081 or 4091 of such Code shall, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of this subsection, apply with respect to the floor stocks taxes imposed by paragraph (1) to the same extent as if such taxes were imposed by such section 4081 or 4091, as the case may be.”
Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, § 13241(h),Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 512, provided that:
“(1) Imposition of tax.—In the case of gasoline, diesel fuel, and aviation fuel on which tax was imposed under section 4081 or 4091 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 before October 1, 1993, and which is held on such date by any person, there is hereby imposed a floor stocks tax of 4.3 cents per gallon on such gasoline, diesel fuel, and aviation fuel.
“(2) Liability for tax and method of payment.—
“(A) Liability for tax.—A person holding gasoline, diesel fuel, or aviation fuel on October 1, 1993, to which the tax imposed by paragraph (1) applies shall be liable for such tax.
“(B) Method of payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid in such manner as the Secretary shall prescribe.
“(C) Time for payment.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall be paid on or before November 30, 1993.
“(3) Definitions.—For purposes of this subsection—
“(A) Held by a person.—Gasoline, diesel fuel, and aviation fuel shall be considered as ‘held by a person’ if title thereto has passed to such person (whether or not delivery to the person has been made).
“(B) Gasoline.—The term ‘gasoline’ has the meaning given such term by section 4082 [see section 4083] of such Code.
“(C) Diesel fuel.—The term ‘diesel fuel’ has the meaning given such term by section 4092 [see section 4083] of such Code.
“(D) Aviation fuel.—The term ‘aviation fuel’ has the meaning given such term by section 4092 [see section 4093] of such Code.
“(E) Secretary.—The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate.
“(4) Exception for exempt uses.—The tax imposed by paragraph (1) shall not apply to gasoline, diesel fuel, or aviation fuel held by any person exclusively for any use to the extent a credit or refund of the tax imposed by section 4081 or 4091 of such Code, as the case may be, is allowable for such use.
“(5) Exception for fuel held in vehicle tank.—No tax shall be imposed by paragraph (1) on gasoline or diesel fuel held in the tank of a motor vehicle or motorboat.
“(6) Exception for certain amounts of fuel.—
“(A) In general.—No tax shall be imposed by paragraph (1)—
“(i) on gasoline held on October 1, 1993, by any person if the aggregate amount of gasoline held by such person on such date does not exceed 4,000 gallons, and
“(ii) on diesel fuel or aviation fuel held on October 1, 1993, by any person if the aggregate amount of diesel fuel or aviation fuel held by such person on such date does not exceed 2,000 gallons.
The preceding sentence shall apply only if such person submits to the Secretary (at the time and in the manner required by the Secretary) such information as the Secretary shall require for purposes of this paragraph.
“(B) Exempt fuel.—For purposes of subparagraph (A), there shall not be taken into account fuel held by any person which is exempt from the tax imposed by paragraph (1) by reason of paragraph (4) or (5).
“(C) Controlled groups.—For purposes of this paragraph—
“(i) Corporations.—
“(I) In general.—All persons treated as a controlled group shall be treated as 1 person.
“(II) Controlled group.—The term ‘controlled group’ has the meaning given to such term by subsection (a) ofsection 1563 of such Code; except that for such purposes the phrase ‘more than 50 percent’ shall be substituted for the phrase ‘at least 80 percent’ each place it appears in such subsection.
“(ii) Nonincorporated persons under common control.—Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, principles similar to the principles of clause (i) shall apply to a group of persons under common control where 1 or more of such persons is not a corporation.
“(7) Other law applicable.—All provisions of law, including penalties, applicable with respect to the taxes imposed by section 4081 of such Code in the case of gasoline and section 4091 of such Code in the case of diesel fuel and aviation fuel shall, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of this subsection, apply with respect to the floor stock taxes imposed by paragraph (1) to the same extent as if such taxes were imposed by such section 4081 or 4091.”
Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, § 13243,Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 529, provided that:
“(a) In General.—There is hereby imposed a floor stocks tax on diesel fuel held by any person on January 1, 1994, if—
“(1) no tax was imposed on such fuel under section 4041(a) or 4091 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as in effect on December 31, 1993, and
“(2) tax would have been imposed by section 4081 of such Code, as amended by this Act, on any prior removal, entry, or sale of such fuel had such section 4081 applied to such fuel for periods before January 1, 1994.
“(b) Rate of Tax.—The rate of the tax imposed by subsection (a) shall be the amount of tax which would be imposed under section 4081 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 if there were a taxable sale of such fuel on such date.
“(c) Liability and Payment of Tax.—
“(1) Liability for tax.—A person holding the diesel fuel on January 1, 1994, to which the tax imposed by this section applies shall be liable for such tax.
“(2) Method of payment.—The tax imposed by this section shall be paid in such manner as the Secretary shall prescribe.
“(3) Time for payment.—The tax imposed by this section shall be paid on or before July 31, 1994.
“(d) Definitions.—For purposes of this section—
“(1) Diesel fuel.—The term ‘diesel fuel’ has the meaning given such term by section 4083(a) of such Code.
“(2) Secretary.—The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate.
“(e) Exceptions.—
“(1) Persons entitled to credit or refund.—The tax imposed by this section shall not apply to fuel held by any person exclusively for any use to the extent a credit or refund of the tax imposed by section 4081 is allowable for such use.
“(2) Compliance with dyeing required.—Paragraph (1) shall not apply to the holder of any fuel if the holder of such fuel fails to comply with any requirement imposed by the Secretary with respect to dyeing and marking such fuel.
“(f) Other Laws Applicable.—All provisions of law, including penalties, applicable with respect to the taxes imposed by section 4081 of such Code shall, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of this section, apply with respect to the floor stock taxes imposed by this section to the same extent as if such taxes were imposed by such section 4081.”
Pub. L. 101–508, title XI, § 11211(j),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–428, imposed a floor stocks tax on (A) gasoline and diesel fuel on which tax was imposed under section 4081 or 4091 of this title before Dec. 1, 1990, and which was held on such date by any person, or (B) diesel fuel on which no tax was imposed under section 4091 of this title at the Highway Trust Fund financing rate before Dec. 1, 1990, and which was held on such date by any person for use as fuel in a train.
Pub. L. 99–514, title XVII, § 1703(f),Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2778, as amended by Pub. L. 100–647, title I, § 1017(c)(13), title II, § 2001(d)(4),Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3577, 3595, imposed a floor stocks tax at the rate of 9.1 cents per gallon on gasoline subject to tax under section 4081 of this title which, on Jan. 1, 1988, was held by a dealer for sale, and with respect to which no tax had been imposed under such section.
Study of Evasion of Gasoline Tax

Pub. L. 99–514, title XVII, § 1703(g),Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2778, directed Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate to conduct a study of incidence of evasion of gasoline tax, with report of the study to be submitted, not later than Dec. 31, 1986, to Committee on Ways and Means of House of Representatives and Committee on Finance of Senate.
Extension of Payment Due Date for Certain Fuel Taxes

Pub. L. 97–424, title V, § 518,Jan. 6, 1983, 96 Stat. 2184, as amended by Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title VII, § 734(i),July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 980; Pub. L. 99–514, § 2,Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095, provided that:
“(a) 14-Day Extension.—The Secretary shall prescribe regulations which permit any qualified person whose liability for tax under section 4081 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 [formerly I.R.C. 1954] is payable with respect to semi-monthly periods to pay such tax on or before the day which is 14 days after the close of such semi-monthly period if such payment is made by wire transfer to, except as provided in regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate, any Federal Reserve Bank.
“(b) Qualified Person Defined.—For purposes of this section—
“(1) In general.—The term ‘qualified person’ means—
“(A) any person other than any person whose average daily production of crude oil for the preceding calendar quarter exceeds 1,000 barrels, and
“(B) any independent refiner (within the meaning of section 4995(b)(4) of such Code).
“(2) Aggregation rules.—For purposes of paragraph (1), in determining whether any person’s production exceeds 1,000 barrels per day, rules similar to the rules of section 4992(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 shall apply.
“(c) Special Rule Where 14th Day Falls on Saturday, Sunday, or Holiday.—If, but for this subsection, the due date under subsection (a) would fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or a holiday in the District of Columbia, such due date shall be deemed to be the immediately preceding day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or such a holiday.”
Study by Secretary of the Treasury; Report to Congress

Study respecting portion of taxes imposed by this section is attributable to fuel used in recreational motorboats and report to Congress no later than 2 years after Oct. 14, 1980, see Pub. L. 96–451, title II, § 204,Oct. 14, 1980, 94 Stat. 1988, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Expedition of Certain Ethanol Production Applications

Pub. L. 95–618, title II, § 221(d),Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3186, directed Secretary of the Treasury to expedite applications submitted by persons with respect to the production of ethanol for use in producing gasoline and that the Secretary develop expeditious procedures for processing such applications, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 96–223, § 232(e)(2)(E),Apr. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 280.

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26 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 40812012112-141 [Sec.] 40102(a)(1)(C)126 Stat. 844
§ 40812012112-141 [Sec.] 40102(a)(2)(D)126 Stat. 844
§ 40812012112-140 [Sec.] 402(a)(2)(D)126 Stat. 402
§ 40812012112-140 [Sec.] 402(a)(1)(C)126 Stat. 402
§ 40812012112-102 [Sec.] 402(a)(2)(D)126 Stat. 282
§ 40812012112-102 [Sec.] 402(a)(1)(C)126 Stat. 282
§ 4081nt new2012112-95 [Sec.] 1101(c)126 Stat. 148
§ 40812012112-95 [Sec.] 1101(a)126 Stat. 148
§ 40812012112-91 [Sec.] 2(a)126 Stat. 3
§ 4081nt new2012112-91 [Sec.] 2(c)126 Stat. 3

 

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