Florida – Natural Gas Annual Decal Fee Repealed as of January 1, 2014

SALT Report 3178 – New rules for retailers of natural gas “repeals the annual decal fee imposed on alternative fuel, provides new definitions for the administration of tax on natural gas, and imposes registration and filing requirements for retailers of natural gas”.  Beginning January 1, 2014, “current owners of alternative fuel vehicles will keep existing decals and new owners will pay a pro-rated fee on new vehicles through December 31, 2013.”

Beginning January 1, 2014, most natural gas retailers are required to have “a license…any person who acts as a natural gas fuel retailer and does not hold a valid retailer license is liable for a penalty of $200 for each month of operation without a license.”

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FL TIP # 13B05-04 November 8, 2013