Minnesota Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Minnesota: Fuel Excise Taxes

Minnesota:

Minnesota Cigarette and Fuel Excise Taxes

In addition to (or instead of) traditional sales taxes, gasoline and other Fuel products are subject to excise taxes on both the Minnesota and Federal levels. Excise taxes on Fuel are implemented by every state, as are excises on alcohol and motor fuels like gasoline.

Minnesota Gasoline Tax

Excise: $0.29 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.29 / gallon

Minnesota Diesel Tax

Excise: $0.29 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.29 / gallon

Minnesota Gasohol Tax

Excise: $0.29 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.29 / gallon

† Additional Applicable Taxes: Inspection fee


Minnesota Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Other Minnesota Fuel Excise Tax Rates

The primary excise taxes on fuel in Minnesota are on gasoline, though most states also tax other types of fuel.


Minnesota Aviation Fuel sales tax rate

Minnesota Aviation Fuel Tax

In Minnesota, Aviation Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of $0.05

Point of Taxation: 1 st Licensed Distributor after the rack.


Minnesota Jet Fuel sales tax rate

Minnesota Jet Fuel Tax

In Minnesota, Jet Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of $0.15

Point of Taxation: Special fuel tax. Subdivision 1. Tax imposed. (e) For other fuels, including jet fuel, propane, and compressed natural gas, the tax is imposed on the distributor, special fuel dealer, or bulk purchaser. (f) Any person delivering special fuel on which the excise tax has not previously been paid, into the supply tank of an aircraft or a licensed motor vehicle shall report such delivery and shall pay, or collect and pay the excise tax on the special fuel so delivered to the Commissioner.


Payment of Minnesota Fuel Excise Taxes

Payments of fuel excise taxes are made by fuel vendors, not by end consumers, though the taxes will be passed on in the fuel's retail price. Motor carrier tax is due on the last day of April, July, October and January (Quarterly tax) while all other payments are due on the 23rd of each month.

Minnesota Fuel Tax Reports

Fuel producers and vendors in Minnesota have to pay fuel excise taxes, and are responsible for filing various fuel tax reports to the Minnesota government. Click the button below to view details on four MN fuel tax reports.

Alternative fuel tax return

Report Due: By 23 rd of following month

Payment Due: By 23 rd of following month

PaymentPenalties: 1% per day up to 10%


Gasoline tax return

Report Due: By 23 rd of following month

Payment Due: By 23 rd of following month

PaymentPenalties: 1% per day up to 10%


Propane fee

Report Due: By 23 rd of following month

Payment Due: By 23 rd of following month

PaymentPenalties: 1% per day up to 10%


Special fuel tax return

Report Due: By 23 rd of following month

Payment Due: By 23 rd of following month

PaymentPenalties: 1% per day up to 10%




Federal Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Federal Fuel Excise Taxes

The price of all motor fuel sold in Minnesota also includes Federal motor fuel excise taxes, which are collected from the manufacturer by the IRS and are used to support the Federal Highway Administration. Federal excise tax rates on various motor fuel products are as follows:

Gasoline $0.18.4 per gallon
Diesel and Kerosene $0.242 per gallon
Liquefied Petroleum Gas $0.183 per gallon
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) $0.243 per gallon
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) $0.184 per gallon
Components of gasoline price Components of diesel price

Included in the Gasoline, Diesel/Kerosene, and Compressed Natural Gas rates is a 0.1 ยข per gallon charge for the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund (LUST).

† These tax rates are based on energy content relative to gasoline.

What percentage of the cost of gas in Minnesota comes from taxes and gas station profit?

The diagram above shows how the prices of an average gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel are broken down among various components, including the cost of the crude oil, refining, distribution / marketing, and taxes. In most areas, state and federal excise taxes amount to about 13% of the cost of a gallon of gas. Gas stations generally only profit a few cents per gallon.




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