Natural Gas Tax

Compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) dispensed into a motor vehicle is taxed at a rate of $0.15 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) or diesel gallon equivalent (DGE), depending on how the dispenser lists the price. A GGE is defined as 5.66 pounds (lbs.) of CNG or 5.37 lbs. of LNG. A DGE is defined as 6.38 lbs. of CNG or 6.06 lbs. of LNG. Exemptions may apply.

(Reference Texas Statutes, Tax Code 162.001, and 162.351-162.356)

Jurisdiction: Texas

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Jun 1, 2013

Technologies: Natural Gas

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