2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 74 - TRANSPORTATION
Chapter 61 - Aviation Development
6121 - Tax on aviation fuels.
SUBCHAPTER B REIMBURSEMENT OF LOCAL REAL ESTATE TAXES FOR PUBLIC AIRPORTS Sec. 6121. Tax on aviation fuels. 6122. Allocation of funds. 6123. Denial of reimbursement. 6124. Agreement of maintenance. § 6121. Tax on aviation fuels. (a) Imposition.--There is hereby imposed, effective July 1, 1984, an additional State tax of 1.5¢ per gallon, or fractional part thereof, on all fuels used or sold and delivered by distributors within this Commonwealth for use as fuel in propeller-driven piston aircraft or aircraft engines as provided for in the act of May 21, 1931 (P.L.149, No.105), known as The Liquid Fuels Tax Act. (b) Annual adjustment.--Beginning on January 1, 1985, and each January 1 thereafter, the tax imposed under this section shall be adjusted annually and shall be set for that calendar year. The adjustment shall be based upon the percentage change of the Producer Price Index for Jet Fuel, as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the United States Department of Labor for the most recent 12-month period available as of the immediately preceding November 1. For every 10% increase or decrease in the Producer Price Index, there shall be a 0.1¢ per gallon, or fractional part thereof, increase or decrease in the rate of tax. The rate of tax shall be determined by the Secretary of Revenue, who shall cause such rate to be published as a notice pursuant to 45 Pa.C.S. § 725(a)(3) (relating to additional contents of Pennsylvania Bulletin) in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on or before December 15 of each year. The tax, as adjusted, shall never exceed 6¢ per gallon, or fractional part thereof, nor shall it be less than 3¢ per gallon, or fractional part thereof. (c) Construction of section.--This section shall be construed in conjunction with The Liquid Fuels Tax Act, which shall apply to the collection, administration and enforcement of the tax imposed under this section. Effective Date of Tax. Section 4 of Act 164 of 1984 provided that, if the act was not finally enacted on or before July 1, 1984, the tax imposed under section 6121 shall not be effective as of July 1, 1984, but shall be effective on the first day of the first month following final enactment (November 1, 1984). References in Text. The act of May 21, 1931 (P.L.149, No.105), known as The Liquid Fuels Tax Act, referred to in this section, was repealed by the act of April 17, 1997 (P.L.6, No.3). The subject matter is now contained in Chapter 90 of Title 75 (Vehicles).
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