Section 40-17-168.2, Code of Alabama 1975, requires any individual producing and using compressed natural gas (CNG) as a fuel in a personal vehicle used for noncommercial purposes to file an annual application fee of $100 per CNG vehicle. According to Section 40-17-168.1, Code of Alabama 1975, a personal producer of CNG is defined as “Any individual producing and using CNG as a fuel in a personal vehicle used for noncommercial purposes.” The application and fee are due no later than January 20 each year for the upcoming calendar year. The first annual application and fee are due January 20, 2019. If a personal CNG vehicle is acquired or a personal vehicle is converted to a CNG system, the individual or personal producer is required to file an application and remit the appropriate fee within 20 days from the acquisition or conversion. For vehicles acquired or converted after June 30 the fee is $50, and after September 30 the fee is $25.
This application must be submitted electronically through MyAlabamaTaxes.alabama.gov(MAT). Under quick links for businesses on the website, click “Obtain a New Tax Account Number.” Then follow the prompts, selecting CNG Personal Producer when asked for the tax type. Once you are approved, the Department will send you an online filing instruction letter to set up your account and begin filing.
If you have any questions pertaining to this notice, please contact this office at the address or telephone number shown below or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUSINESS & LICENSE TAX DIVISION
MOTOR FUELS SECTION
P. O. BOX 327540
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36132-7540
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