Alabama Code Title 40. Revenue and Taxation § 40-17-174

(a) Each person, firm, corporation, or agency selling diesel fuel, other than transmix, across the rack at a terminal within this state shall pay to the Department of Revenue for the use of the state, within two weeks from the beginning of the fiscal year, a wholesale oil license fee equal to three-fourths of one cent per gallon for each gallon of diesel fuel so sold during the preceding fiscal year, including all diesel fuel whether manufactured or imported into the state prior to the sale.  Exempted from this fee shall be diesel fuel exported from this state for which proof of export is available in the form of a terminal issued shipping document.

(b) Each importer of diesel fuel, other than transmix, into this state, other than by a bulk transfer, for delivery to a destination in this state shall pay to the Department of Revenue for the use of the state within two weeks from the beginning of the fiscal year, an import license fee equal to three-fourths of one cent per gallon for each gallon of diesel fuel imported during the preceding fiscal year;  excluding any gallons for which a permissive supplier collected the fee from the importer, in accordance with subsection (c).

(c) A permissive supplier shall collect the import license fee imposed by subsection (b) from the person who purchases the diesel fuel, other than transmix, for import into this state.  The permissive supplier shall remit the fee within two weeks from the beginning of the fiscal year, for each gallon of diesel fuel sold during the preceding fiscal year.

(d) The payment to the Department of Revenue shall be accompanied by a sworn statement verified by the person having knowledge of the facts showing the number of gallons of diesel fuel sold or imported into the state during the preceding fiscal year.  No county license shall be charged under this section.

(e) The sale of biodiesel fuel to a licensed supplier when delivered to a terminal shall be exempted from the wholesale oil license fee imposed under this section.


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