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Nonrefundable Situations

The following types of refund claims for motor fuel taxes paid cannot be honored:

  • Claims filed after one year from the date of purchase. 
  • Claims filed after October 1 if the claimant elects to file an annual claim for the 12-month period ending June 30.  (The claimant must be set up on annual status prior to filing the claim by completing and submitting an application.)
  • Claims filed after three months following the end of period for which the claim is filed (if the claimant is not filing for a full year).
  • Claims filed for purchases made outside the state of Maryland.  
  • Claims filed for any use of fuel that is nonrefundable under current regulations.               

False claims

A person who fraudulently obtains, or assists another person to fraudulently obtain a refund, is guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon conviction, each person is subject to a maximum of a $1,000 fine or imprisonment for up to six months, or both.

Links for Types of Fuel Tax Refunds
Business Tax Types
Motor Fuel Tax
Refund Information
Types of Fuel Tax Refunds
  Agricultural Refund
  Aviation Refund
  Claim Forms
  Commercial and Industrial Refund
  Commercial Boat Refund
  Domestic and Institutional Refund
  Exports Refund
  Government Refund
  Nonprofit Organization Refund
  Nonrefundable Situations
  Power Takeoff Refund
  Public Transportation Refund
  State Agencies Refund
  School Bus Refund
  Volunteer Fire Company Refund
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