Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption and Rate Reduction

Expired: 09/01/2014

E85, compressed natural gas, and hydrogen fuel that is used exclusively to operate a motor vehicle engine is exempt from state sales and use taxes. Additionally, cities and counties may reduce the sales and use tax imposed on 20% biodiesel (B20) to 80% of the diesel fuel tax rate. The exemption and rate reduction are in effect until September 1, 2016. For more information, see the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website. (Reference New York Tax Law 1101, 1102, 1111, and 1115)