Tennessee Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Tennessee: Fuel Excise Taxes

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Tennessee 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 Tennessee and Federal levels. Excise taxes on Fuel are implemented by every state, as are excises on alcohol and motor fuels like gasoline.

Tennessee Gasoline Tax

Excise: $0.20 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.01 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.21 / gallon

Tennessee Diesel Tax

Excise: $0.17 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.01 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.18 / gallon

Tennessee Gasohol Tax

Excise: $0.20 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.01 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.21 / gallon

† Additional Applicable Taxes: Petroleum tax and environmental fee


Tennessee Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Other Tennessee Fuel Excise Tax Rates

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


Tennessee Aviation Fuel sales tax rate

Tennessee Aviation Fuel Tax

In Tennessee, Aviation Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of 1 cent special tax - TCA 67-3-203; .4 cent environmental assurance fee TCA 67- 3-204

Point of Taxation: Across the terminal rack - TCA 67-3-302


Tennessee Jet Fuel sales tax rate

Tennessee Jet Fuel Tax

In Tennessee, Jet Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of 1 cent special tax - TCA 67-3-203: .4 cent environmental assurance fee TCA 67-3- 204

Point of Taxation: TCA 67-3-303


Payment of Tennessee 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. Fuel tax is due on the 20th of each month for the previous month.

Tennessee Fuel Tax Reports

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

Blender's Report

Report Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

Report Penalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

Payment Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

ReportPenalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

PaymentPenalties: 5% of the tax due for each 1 to 30 day period, not to Exceed 25 %


Distributor Tax Report

Report Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

Report Penalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

Payment Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

ReportPenalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

PaymentPenalties: 5% of the tax due for each 1 to 30 day period, not to Exceed 25 %


Exporter Tax Report

Report Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

Report Penalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

Payment Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

ReportPenalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

PaymentPenalties: 5% of the tax due for each 1 to 30 day period, not to Exceed 25 %


Terminal Operator Report

Report Due: Last day of the month following the month of activity

Report Penalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

Payment Due: Last day of the month following the month of activity

ReportPenalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

PaymentPenalties: 5% of the tax due for each 1 to 30 day period, not to Exceed 25 %


Transporter's Report

Report Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

Report Penalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

Payment Due: 20 th day following the month of Activity

ReportPenalties: $15.00 minimum penalty for late filing regardless of tax Owed

PaymentPenalties: 5% of the tax due for each 1 to 30 day period, not to Exceed 25 %




Federal Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Federal Fuel Excise Taxes

The price of all motor fuel sold in Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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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