Like Tree0Likes

Why do we pay highway tax for gas in our Boats?

Reply
Old 11-26-2007, 07:26 PM
  #31
VIP Member
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,335
Default

We get it all back in NH. If you use certain gas stations all the time, they do the paperwork for you.
wananewboat is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2007, 08:12 PM
  #32
Registered
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Port Deposit, MD
My Boats: 1992 38SC
Posts: 622
Default

What about diesel though? We religiously use off-road diesel for our compressor. A boat is not used anymore for on-road use than that thing is?

I would find it tough for anyone to bust you for using a home based transfer tank to fill up your boat with red dyed fuel. (providing it was a trailered boat)
PJDiesel is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2007, 08:20 PM
  #33
VIP Member
VIP Member
 
PARADOX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Florida
My Boats: Formula 272 Sold, 26 Infinity, 4 sale, 08-33' Avanti 4SALE
Posts: 2,697
Default

Road/highway tax on gas is used for roads/highways...repairs... filling pot holes.... right??
Where the hell does my taxes go when I fill up with 250gal?
Smoothing out the seas?? better markers on the channels??? yeaah rrright.

I have to check into the rebate and paperwork in Fla.
THe problem is most gas stations here only let you buy $50 or $75 at a time. When I did the Sarasote PR I went to 3 gas stations just to fill up. and I was still only 3/4 full. Grrrrr
But ..Thx... good point with this thread.
PARADOX is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2007, 08:29 PM
  #34
1CE
Registered
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 430
Default

W.K. good, thanks, MA does refund, need to save sales slips to file !

Last edited by 1CE; 11-26-2007 at 08:32 PM.
1CE is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2007, 08:54 AM
  #35
Registered
 
dkwestern's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Lake St. Clair
My Boats: 33' Powerplay triple 2.5's
Posts: 2,973
Default

Not sure I am reading the attached form right, but does "REF" mean you can get the tax money back? I am in Michigan and would like to look into it as I always fill at inland stations.
dkwestern is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2007, 11:16 AM
  #36
Registered
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Marblehead/Cleveland, Oh
My Boats: 04 34 Baja CC 2 x 250xs, '79 Mastercraft S&S
Posts: 409
Default

Ohio, .22/gallon refund, sounds good to me


See 2(b)
Here's what I found in Ohio:

2. Persons who have purchased motor vehicle
fuel on which the fuel tax has been paid may
receive a refund under the following conditions
(R.C. 5735.13, 5735.14, 5735.141,
5735.142, 5735.18):
(a) Fuel used in the following ways: to operate
or propel stationary gas engines; tractors
used for off-highway purposes; unlicensed
motor vehicles used exclusively in intraplant
operations.
(b) Motor fuel used by watercraft in the following
ways: vessels used entirely for commercial
purposes such as trade or fishing;
vessels used in Boy Scout training; vessels
used or owned by railroad car ferry companies;
vessels used or owned by federal,
state, and local governments.
(c) Fuel used for cleaning or dyeing.
(d) Motor fuel used by local transit systems
except for the one-cent bond retirement
levy.
(e) Motor fuel used in aircraft.
(f) One percent of the motor fuel tax paid on
fuel purchased by retailers to cover losses
from shrinkage and evaporation.
(g) Fuel lost or destroyed through theft, fire,
explosion, lightning, and other natural disasters.
(h) Any person, other than a dealer, who sells
the fuel or uses the fuel outside Ohio, or
who sells the fuel to the U.S. Government
or any of its agencies.

Last edited by Dd24skater; 11-27-2007 at 11:24 AM.
Dd24skater is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2007, 12:37 PM
  #37
Registered
Trade Score: (3)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Sandown, NH - Sebago Lake Region, ME
My Boats: 1984 30' Scarab S-type with twin 502's and Kaama Drives ------ 1974 21' Tahiti Jet with a 502
Posts: 2,960
Default

NH gives 18 cents per gallon back. Here is a link to the form

http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/a.../RT123_001.pdf
502ss is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
HIGH LIFE
Classic Offshore
5
04-03-2008 07:13 AM
JB4Boyne
General Boating Discussion
24
09-01-2005 10:35 PM
Clay Washington
General Boating Discussion
30
06-11-2004 09:39 AM
Steve_H
General Boating Discussion
17
02-07-2003 06:45 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:11 AM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.