Federal Alternative Fuels Credit Extended Through December 2013
DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 ("Act"), which was signed by the President in early January, retroactively renews and extends the Federal Alternative Fuels Excise Tax Credit ("Alternative Fuels Credit"), as specified under Internal Revenue Code Section 6426(d). The Alternative Fuels Credit, which previously expired December 31, 2011, has been extended through December 31, 2013.
The Alternative Fuels Credit applies to alternative fuels used by a taxpayer in, or sold by a taxpayer for use in, aviation, a motor vehicle, or a motorboat. The amount of the credit permitted is $0.50 per gallon of liquid alternative fuel and, in the case of non-liquid alternative fuel, $0.50 per gasoline gallon equivalent.
The term "alternative fuel" includes:
- Liquefied petroleum gas, commonly known as propane
- P Series fuels
- Compressed or liquefied natural gas
- Liquefied hydrogen
- Any liquid fuel derived from coal through the Fischer-Tropsch process according to certain carbon capture requirements
- Compressed or liquefied gas derived from biomass
- Liquid fuel derived from biomass
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