Tax Rate on Ethanol or Methanol (California)

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Summary

Last modified on September 25, 2013.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Tax Rate on Ethanol or Methanol
Incentive Type Corporate Exemption
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Solar Thermal Process Heat, Ethanol, Methanol
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 0.09


























Program Administrator California Franchise Tax Board

Date added to DSIRE 2003-02-13
Last DSIRE Review 2004-06-08



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

California does not have a formal state excise tax exemption for alcohol fuels. However, the prevailing state excise tax rate for alcohol fuels (both ethanol and methanol) of 85% or more is legislatively set at 9 cents per gallon, vs. 18 cents per gallon for gasoline.


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Cal Rev and Tax Code § 8651.8




















Incentive Contact

Contact Name Tax Specialist - FTB
Department California Franchise Tax Board

Address PO Box 942840

Place Sacramento, California
Zip/Postal Code 94240-0040
Phone (800) 852-5711
Phone 2 (916) 845-6500


Website http://www.ftb.ca.gov/
Contact Name Pat Perez
Department California Energy Commission
Division Transportation Energy Division
Address 1516 Ninth Street, MS-29

Place Sacramento, California
Zip/Postal Code 95814
Phone (916) 654-4527


Email pperez@energy.state.ca.us
Website http://www.energy.ca.gov/
     

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"