Laws, Regulations & Annotations


Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2021

Diesel Fuel Tax Law


Section 60050.1

60050.1. Floor stock tax. (a) For the privilege of storing, for the purpose of removal, sales, or use, every wholesaler owning undyed diesel fuel on July 1, 1995, shall pay a tax of eighteen cents ($0.18) for each gallon of undyed diesel fuel according to the volumetric measure thereof, on which a tax has not been imposed under Part 3 (commencing with Section 8601) as in effect on June 30, 1995, and tax would have been imposed on any prior removal, entry, or sale of undyed diesel fuel had Sections 60050 to 60061, inclusive, applied to undyed diesel fuel for the period before July 1, 1995.

(b) For purposes of subdivision (a):

(1) "Storing" includes the possession in a storage facility, except an approved terminal or refinery, or a container of any kind, including the fuel tanks of motor vehicles, of undyed diesel fuel and the undyed diesel fuel purchased from and invoiced by the seller prior to July 1, 1995, and in transit on that date.

(2) "Owning" means having title to the undyed diesel fuel.

(3) "Wholesaler" means any person who sells diesel fuel in this state for resale to a retailer or to a person who is not a retailer and subsequently uses the diesel fuel and was required to be licensed under Part 3 (commencing with Section 8601) as a wholesaler as in effect on June 30, 1995.