Alternative Fuel Tax

Special fuels, including biodiesel, biodiesel blends, biomass-based diesel, biomass-based diesel blends, and liquefied natural gas (LNG), have a reduced tax rate of $0.27 per gallon. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG or propane) and compressed natural gas (CNG) are taxed at a rate of $0.064 and $0.21 per gallon, respectively. For taxation purposes, a gallon is measured as 5.66 pounds (lbs.) or 126.67 cubic feet of CNG, 4.2 lbs. or 36.3 cubic feet of LPG, or 6.06 lbs. of LNG. These tax rates are only applicable in counties with populations between 100,000 and 700,000 residents.

(Reference Nevada Revised Statutes 366.190, 366.197, and 373.066)

Jurisdiction: Nevada

Type: Laws and Regulations

Amended: May 20, 2015

Technologies: Natural Gas, Propane (LPG)

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