Renewable Fuel Excise Tax Exemption (Maine)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Maine

Name Renewable Fuel Excise Tax Exemption
Incentive Type Corporate Exemption
Applicable Sector Fuel Distributor
Eligible Technologies Ethanol, Biodiesel
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Excise tax exemption of 22 cpg

Program Administrator Maine Revenue Services

References DSIRE[1]


Renewable fuels, including ethanol and biodiesel, are exempt from the 22 cent/gallon excise tax on motor vehicle fuel. For blended fuels, only the renewable fuel part is exempt.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 36 MRSA §2903 (LD 441, 2003)
Date Enacted 2003-05-23

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"