2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 39 - TAXATION AND REVENUE
CHAPTER 17 - FUEL TAX
ARTICLE 3 - ALTERNATIVE FUEL TAXES
SECTION 39-17-309. - Taxpayer remedies.

WY Stat § 39-17-309. (2015) What's This?

39-17-309. Taxpayer remedies.

(a) Interpretation requests. There are no specific applicable provisions for interpretation requests for this article.

(b) Appeals. There are no specific applicable provisions for appeals for this article.

(c) Refunds. The following shall apply:

(i) On or before the last day of each month every distributor shall, if applicable, submit a statement to the department on forms furnished by or in a format required by the department for the preceding calendar month for the purpose of obtaining a refund from the department for taxes paid pursuant to W.S. 39-17-307(a)(i);

(ii) Any person exporting alternative motor vehicle fuel from Wyoming for which the license tax has been paid is subject to a refund of the license tax paid. The refund request shall be submitted on or before the last day of the month on forms provided by or in a format required by the department. The refund request is invalid if not submitted within one (1) year of the date of purchase;

(iii) Alternative fuel purchased for agricultural purposes as defined in W.S. 39-17-301(a)(ii) is qualified for a refund of the license tax imposed under W.S. 39-17-304(a)(i) as declared by the applicant. Any person claiming a refund under this paragraph shall submit a record of purchases and shall specify the percentage of such purchases qualifying for the refund on a form provided by or in a format required by the department, along with receipts detailing the bulk gallons, gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) or diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) purchased and license taxes paid. The department shall establish by rule the format for applying for the refund under this paragraph. The refund form and receipts shall be invalid if not submitted to the department within eighteen (18) months following the date of purchase. Not to exceed sixty (60) days following submission of the information required by this paragraph, the department shall issue a refund of the qualified alternative fuel license tax;

(iv) The department shall by rule promulgated pursuant to W.S. 39-17-302(a) prescribe procedures under which an alternative fuel user who is entitled to at least a two hundred fifty dollar ($250.00) refund of tax under this article for purchases and use of alternative fuel to propel a motor vehicle in any calendar month may apply for and receive the refund at any time after the last day of that month;

(v) The license tax under W.S. 39-17-304(a)(iii) is subject to refund on all alternative fuel sold in Wyoming for transportation of people, goods and equipment in interstate commerce and used outside Wyoming, provided that there is an adequate system for determining whether or not the alternative fuel is used in Wyoming. Nothing in this paragraph shall apply to the use, sale or distribution for use of alternative fuel in Wyoming. The refund request is invalid if not submitted within one (1) year;

(vi) The license tax under W.S. 39-17-304(a)(i) is subject to refund as follows:

(A) Alternative fuel purchased from a Wyoming licensed distributor or dealer by the University of Wyoming and community colleges and public schools located in Wyoming for use in a motor vehicle is subject to refund of the license tax. The record of purchases under this paragraph shall be submitted monthly by the purchaser on refund forms provided by or in a format required by the department, along with receipts detailing gallons, gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) or diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) purchased and license taxes paid. The refund form and receipts are invalid if not submitted to the department within one (1) year following date of purchase;

(B) Liquefied natural gas (LNG) or renewable diesel sold by a distributor, importer, supplier or dealer to the state of Wyoming or any of its political subdivisions is subject to a refund;

(C) Liquefied natural gas, renewable diesel or compressed natural gas converted to liquefied natural gas at the point of delivery sold by a distributor, importer, supplier or dealer and used as heating fuel or to a person engaged in logging operations, mining operations, manufacturing, processing, drilling, exploration or well servicing, highway or other construction or railroad operations when the alternative fuel is consumed directly in logging operations, mining operations, manufacturing, processing, drilling, exploration or well servicing, highway or other construction or railroad operations, or other nonhighway operations or uses is subject to a refund. The record of purchases under this paragraph shall be submitted quarterly on a form provided by or in a format required by the department, along with receipts detailing the gallons, gasoline gallon equivalent or diesel gallon equivalent purchased and license taxes paid. The refund form and receipts shall be invalid if not submitted to the department within one (1) year following date of purchase. The department shall not deduct the state sales and use tax imposed by the provisions of W.S. 39-15-101 through 39-16-211 from the refund to any person who possesses a valid sales or use tax license under W.S. 39-15-106 or 39-16-106, or if the person is exempt from paying sales or use taxes under W.S. 39-15-105 or 39-16-105. A copy of the most recent sales or use tax report or proof that the person is exempt from sales or use taxes shall accompany the claim for refund.

(d) Credits. Credit shall be given for tax paid in Wyoming on alternative fuel purchased to propel a motor vehicle but which is not used in Wyoming. The credit may be carried forward to succeeding reporting periods.

(e) Redemption. There are no specific applicable provisions for redemption for this article.

(f) Escrow. There are no specific applicable provisions for escrow for this article.

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