26 CFR § 48.6427-9 - Diesel fuel and kerosene; claims by registered ultimate vendors (farming and State use).
(a) Overview. This section provides rules under which certain registered ultimate vendors of taxed diesel fuel and kerosene may claim the income tax credits or payments allowed by section 6427(l)(5)(A). These claims relate to diesel fuel and kerosene sold for use on a farm for farming purposes and by a State. Claims relating to diesel fuel and kerosene used for other nontaxable purposes are made by ultimate purchasers under § 48.6427-8; claims relating to kerosene sold from a blocked pump are made by registered ultimate vendors (blocked pump) under § 48.6427-10; and claims relating to kerosene sold during certain periods of extreme cold for blending with diesel fuel to be used for heating purposes are made by registered ultimate vendors (blending) under § 48.6427-11.
(iii) Any State for its exclusive use.
(iii) Any State for its exclusive use;
(3) The claimant is a registered ultimate vendor; and
(4) The claimant has filed a timely claim for a credit or payment that contains the information required under paragraph (e) of this section.
(d) Form of claim. Each claim for an income tax credit under this section must be made on Form 4136 (or on such other form as the Commissioner may designate) in accordance with the instructions for that form. Each claim for a payment under this section must be made on Form 8849 (or on such other form as the Commissioner may designate) in accordance with the instructions for that form.
(e) Content of claim -
(i) The total number of gallons.
(ii) A statement by the claimant that -
(iii) The claimant's registration number.
(iv) The name and taxpayer identification number of each person that bought diesel fuel or kerosene from the claimant in a transaction described in paragraph (c)(2) of this section and the number of gallons that the claimant sold to that person.
(v) A statement that the claimant -
(B) Has repaid the amount of the tax to the ultimate purchaser of the fuel; or
(C) Has obtained the written consent of its buyer to the allowance of the claim.
(vi) A statement that the claimant has in its possession an unexpired certificate described in paragraph (e)(2) of this section and the claimant has no reason to believe any information in the certificate is false.
(2) Certificate -
(i) In general. The certificate to be provided to the ultimate vendor consists of a statement that is signed under penalties of perjury by a person with authority to bind the buyer, is in substantially the same form as the model certificate provided in paragraph (e)(2)(ii) of this section, and contains all information necessary to complete such model certificate. A new certificate must be given if any information in the current certificate changes. The certificate may be included as part of any business records normally used to document a sale. The certificate expires on the earlier of the following dates:
(A) The date one year after the effective date of the certificate.
(B) The date a new certificate is provided to the seller.
(ii) Model certificate.
The undersigned buyer (“Buyer”) hereby certifies the following under penalties of perjury:
This certificate applies to the following (complete as applicable):
If this is a single purchase certificate, check here ___ and enter:
1. Invoice or delivery ticket number ___
2. ___ (number of gallons)
If this is a certificate covering all purchases under a specified account or order number, check here ___ and enter:
1. Effective date ___
2. Expiration date ___ (period not to exceed 1 year after the effective date)
3. Buyer account or order number ___
Buyer will provide a new certificate to the vendor if any information in this certificate changes.
Buyer understands that the fraudulent use of this certificate may subject Buyer and all parties making such fraudulent use of this certificate to a fine or imprisonment, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.
(f) Time and place for filing claim. For rules relating to the time for filing a claim under section 6427, see section 6427(i). A claim under this section is not filed unless it contains all the information required by paragraph (e) of this section and is filed at the place required by the form.
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