Notice Number:2003-05
Tax Type:Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax
Brief Description:Fuel Tax Increase notice effective 7/1/2003
Approval Date:05/30/2003

Division of Taxation

NOTICE 2003-05

Fuel Tax Increase

The 2002 Kansas legislature enacted House Bill 3011, which increases all motor fuel tax rates by $.01 per gallon effective July 1, 2003. Beginning July 1, 2003, the fuel tax rates for Kansas are as follows:

Gasoline $.24
Gasohol $.24
Special Fuel (Diesel) $.26
L.P. Gases $.23

The 2002 legislation also imposed an inventory tax on all tax-paid fuels in storage at the time of the fuel tax rate increase. Enclosed with this notice is an inventory tax return for use in reporting the additional $.01 per gallon due on all tax-paid fuel in storage as of 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2003. The completed inventory tax return, along with payment, must be postmarked on or before July 25, 2003. You are required to file a return even if you had 0 gallons in inventory.


To obtain additional copies of this or any other notice call the Kansas Department of Revenue’s voice mail forms request line at 785-296-4937 or download them from our web site: If you have any questions about this notice, please contact our Motor Fuel Tax Segment.
Motor Fuel Tax Correspondence
Docking State Office Building
915 SW Harrison St.
Topeka, KS 66625-8000
Outside Topeka call toll free: 1-877-526-7738
Local call: 368-8222
Fax: 1-785-296-4993

Notice 2003-05
May 30, 2003

Date Composed: 07/24/2003 Date Modified: 07/24/2003