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.
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