Topics: Biodiesel Tax Credit

Congress Passes Tax Extenders Legislation, Including Biodiesel Blenders Credit

Congress passed a tax extenders package that contains a clean, two-year extension of the biodiesel blenders credit (retroactive to Jan. 1, 2015). This is a significant victory for NATSO and the fuel marketing community. After months of intense advocacy efforts opposing a shift from a blender credit to a producer credit, Congress ultimately agreed with NATSO that a blenders credit is better for consumers and the best way to encourage domestic consumption of biodiesel. More

Biodiesel Tax Credit Likely to Remain at Blender Level

On December 15, Congress unveiled a massive tax and spending package that will be debated over the remainder of this week. NATSO will be analyzing the thousands of pages of legislation in the coming days, but is pleased to report that some lawmakers' efforts to convert the biodiesel blenders credit to a biodiesel producers credit has failed. More

ATA Supports Keeping Biodiesel Tax Credit for Blenders

American Trucking Associations (ATA) President and CEO Bill Graves recently urged Members of Congress to keep the biodiesel tax credit at the blender level, saying that the incentive has been proven to lead to lower diesel prices at the pump. In a letter distributed to Members of Congress, Graves makes clear that converting the blenders credit to a producers credit is bad policy for consumers. More

NATSO Urges Congress to Leave Biodiesel Tax Credit Unchanged

NATSO joined five petroleum and biofuel trade groups in urging the House Ways and Means Committee to extend the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax credit in its traditional form as a blender credit, rather than converting it to a producers credit. More

IRS: Treat 2014 Fuel Tax Credits as If They Hadn't Expired

The IRS said taxpayers claiming biodiesel mixture and alternative fuel credits against 2014 tax liability should treat the credits as though they had never expired, Bloomberg reported. More

Senate Committee Advances Tax Extenders, Shifts Biodiesel Tax Credit Upstream

The Senate Finance Committee on July 21 voted 23-3 to extend a $95.2 billion package of individual and business tax provisions known as tax extenders through 2016, including a modified version of the $1 per-gallon biodiesel tax credit. More

NATSO Urges Senate Finance to Extend Biodiesel Tax Credit

NATSO joined a group of petroleum retailers and marketers in urging members of the Senate Finance Committee to extend the $1 per-gallon biodiesel tax credit when it considers a package of individual and business tax provisions known as tax extenders July 21. More

NATSO Responds to Finance Committee Call for Tax Reform Input

NATSO filed comments April 15 with the Senate Finance Committee in response to the committee’s call for stakeholder and public input on how best to overhaul the nation’s tax code. More

House Passes Tax Extenders, Senate Vote Imminent

The U.S. House of Representatives late Dec. 3 approved a one-year renewal of more than 50 tax breaks, including the $1 per-gallon biodiesel tax credit. More

Tax Extenders Legislation Faces Uncertain Fate

Despite reports that a bill renewing a series of expired tax credits is nearing completion, tax extenders legislation is becoming more controversial on Capitol Hill, threatening its chances of passing this year. More

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