Weather and road conditions may affect some of our licensing locations. Be sure to check the status of your local office before you go.
The Taxpayer Access Point (TAP) online system is now available. It's an easier and faster way to manage your fuel tax accounts. Register your account through TAP.
You need a license if you drive on public roads or highways using special dyed fuel. Dyed diesel users are government agencies or organizations approved by us, such as:
You need to keep detailed mileage records for each vehicle using dyed fuel on public roadways. These records must include on-road and off-road use on a daily basis.
Complete a Dyed Diesel Fuel User Tax Return and:
For more information about completing your return, see Dyed Diesel Tax Return Instructions.
|Reporting period||Report and payment due|
|January - March 2016||April 25, 2016|
|April - June 2016||July 25, 2016|
|July - September 2016||October 25, 2016|
|October - December 2016||January 25, 2017|
|January - March 2017||April 25, 2017|
|April - June 2017||July 25, 2017|
|July - September 2017||October 25, 2017|
|October - December 2017||January 25, 2018|
|If your payment isn't received by||You'll owe|
|Due date||10% penalty on the tax owed|
|1st of the following month||Interest of 1% per month|
You might be eligible for a refund of the Washington State fuel tax:
If you answered "Yes" to the requirements directly above, visit the Fuel Tax Refund page for more information about filing for a refund.
Call us: 360.664.1858