Renewable Fuel Excise Tax Exemption

June 08, 2004


Renewable fuels, including ethanol and biodiesel, are exempt from the 22 cent/gallon excise tax on motor vehicle fuel. For blended fuels, only the renewable fuel part is exempt.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maine
Incentive Type: Corporate Tax Exemption
Web Site:
Administrator: Maine Revenue Services
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
Incentive Amount: Excise tax exemption of 22 cpg


Name: 36 MRSA §2903 (LD 441, 2003)
Date Enacted: 5/23/03

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.