Notice Number:13-16
Tax Type:Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax
Brief Description:2013 Motor Fuel Legislative Update
Approval Date:07/17/2013


NOTICE 13-16

2013 Motor Fuel Legislative Update

The following Bills were enacted by the 2013 Legislature:

Senate Bill 83
This bill was effective April 25, 2013, upon publication in the Kansas Register. The effective date referenced in the section below is July 1, 2013. A summary of the bill is as follows:

Section 1(a) Increases the installment payment plan agreement fee to $25. (b) Adds a service fee of $50 for a request of full or partial abatement of tax liability. (c) Allows a service fee of $22 to be withheld when remitting funds to the IRS in response to a levy on those funds.

Senate Bill 171
This bill was effective June 20, 2013, upon publication in the Kansas Register. A summary of the bill is as follows:

Section 277 is regarding the Kansas Qualified Biodiesel Fuel Producer Incentive. The incentive funding for FY14, beginning July 1, 2013, indicates quarterly deposits of $50,000 from the State Highway Fund. The incentive is not funded for FY15. Funding resumes July 1, 2015 (FY16) with quarterly deposits of $875,000, based on funds available in the State Highway Fund. K.S.A. 79-34,156.

Section 278 indicates the Kansas Retail Dealer Incentive for renewable fuels and biodiesel remains unfunded through June 30, 2016. Therefore, no such incentive is provided through that date. K.S.A. 79-34,171.

Senate Bill 2305
This bill is effective July 1, 2013, upon publication in the statute book. The bill relates to the Kansas Storage Tank Act
for secondary containment of underground storage tanks. K.S.A. 65-34,102 and 65-34,103.

This notice highlights only portions of the bills. For a detailed, full text copy of each bill, please visit the Kansas Legislature’s website at

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 Unit.

Motor Fuel Tax
Docking State Office Building
915 SW Harrison St.
Topeka, KS 66612-1588
Tele: (785) 368-8222
Fax: (785) 296-4993
Notice 13-16
July 17, 2013

Date Composed: 07/17/2013 Date Modified: 07/17/2013