July 16, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a highway and transportation bill that included a provision that would change how certain alternative fuels are taxed in relation to conventional fuels.
Tags: Taxes, Propane Autogas, LNG, Highway Bill
December 30, 2014 - Industry News
Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said that one of his 2015 priorities will be a highway bill – but he does not expect it to be funded by a fuel tax increase, the AP reported.
Tags: Congress, Taxes, Fuel Tax, Highway Trust Fund, Legislation
November 7, 2014 - Industry News
At the start of 2015, the state will begin taxing compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquified natural gas (LNG) based on a per-pound rather than per-foot rate.
Tags: CNG, LNG, Taxes, California
April 3, 2014 - Industry News
Alabama senators Thursday approved legislation to change the way motor fuel road taxes are collected on natural gas sold in the state, which supporters say will help expand the market for alternative fuels.
Tags: Natural Gas, Taxes, Alabama, Alternative Fuels, State Legislation
March 24, 2014 - Industry News
Commercial vehicle drivers and motorists fueling with natural gas in Alabama could ultimately start paying motor fuel road taxes at the pump rather than by buying an annual decal.
Tags: Taxes, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alabama, Liquefied Natural Gas, Compressed Natural Gas
March 6, 2014 - Industry News
Ideas for infusions into the Highway Trust Fund got conflicting receptions before congressional tax committees this week, as Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden said he's looking for solutions while Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp expressed concerns about the Obama administration's proposal.
Tags: Highway Trust Fund, FET, Taxes, Infrastructure Funding, Highways, Congress, Legislation
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
Exemption from the 12% FET is a major benefit of buying gliders instead of new trucks, but new IRS thinking would take away that break.
Tags: Taxes, Equipment, Federal Excise Tax, Glider Kits, NTEA, NTDA, IRS, Dealers
July 10, 2013 - Industry News
Railroads have gotten a break in Alabama when it comes to competing with trucking, thanks to a court ruling regarding diesel fuel tax purchases.
Tags: Railroads, Diesel Tax, Alabama, Taxes
May 24, 2013 - Industry News
New bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Congress would change the way liquified natural gas is taxed as a transportation fuel, making it more equal to the diesel fuel tax by using diesel-gallon equivalents as a measure.
Tags: Liquefied Natural Gas, Fuel and Oil, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Natural Gas, Taxes
April 10, 2013 - Industry News
There is a general recognition on Capitol Hill that Congress is going to have to come up with dedicated money, as opposed to financing or general funds, for the next highway program in October 2014.
Tags: Highway Funding, Highway Trust Fund, MAP-21, Taxes, Diesel Prices, Infrastructure Funding
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation passed late last week by Maryland lawmakers that would increase fuel taxes is expected to be signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. Similar plans have been progressing in other states.
Tags: Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, Taxes, Diesel, Gasoline
March 7, 2013 - Industry News
The state known for typically having some of the highest fuel prices and fuel taxes in the nation will see them move higher later this year.
Tags: Taxes, California, Fuel and Oil
March 1, 2013 - Industry News
Wyoming has raised the rate of its taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel from 14 to 24 cents a gallon, effective July 1.
Tags: Taxes, Wyoming
January 9, 2013 - Industry News
Congress might want to consider a mileage fee for trucks and electric vehicles when it looks for ways to strengthen highway funding, says the Government Accountability Office.
GAO said that while privacy concerns and other issues limit the usefulness of such fees for automobiles, Congress should consider a pilot program to test them for trucks and electric cars
Tags: Infrastructure, Congress, VMT, Taxes
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