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Texas Motor Fuels Tax Continuous Bond

How much does a motor fuels tax bond cost in Texas?

If you supply, import, export, deal or blend gasoline or diesel fuel within Texas, you must be bonded. The required bond amount must be equal to 2 times the maximum amount of tax liability that could accrue during a reporting period or accrue on purchased tax-free gasoline. The minimum bond amount for gasoline and diesel fuel is $30,000 and the maximum amount is $600,000. If you handle dyed diesel fuel, the minimum bond amount is $10,000 and the maximum is $600,000. Bond amounts are determined by the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and applicants should verify their required bond amount prior to bonding.

Because the price and required amount of this bond can vary so much, the best way to find out exactly how much you’ll pay is to request your free bond quote now!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Motor Fuels Tax Continuous Bond Varies Starts at 1% 4-8% 10%+ Apply Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

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Why do I need this bond?

By posting a Texas motor fuels tax continuous bond, the principal (supplier, importer, exporter or blender) promises to comply with all state statutes pertaining to the motor fuel industry. Specifically, principals pledge to pay all taxes that become due to the state.

If the principal fails to comply with these terms, the bond protects the state from financial loss up to the full amount of the bond. The principal must reimburse the surety for all damages paid out.

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What’s the fine print?

Motor fuels tax bonds in Texas remain in full force and effect until canceled. The bond remains continuous from the effective date and will be automatically extended from calendar year to calendar year.

What are the licensing requirements?

Licensing requirements vary depending on the type of license being applied for (supplier, importer, exporter, dealer or blender).

Any individual who is licensed as a sole owner, partnership, corporation or other organization under the Texas Motor Fuels Tax Law must submit a Texas Application for Fuels Tax License form.

Complete licensing information can be accessed from the Important Links section of this page.

Submit a bond request to connect with a surety specialist and kickstart the licensing process by purchasing the Texas surety bond you need.

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Texas Motor Fuels Tax Continuous Bond form

Texas Motor Fuels, Interstate Trucker, and IFTA Forms

Texas Application for Fuels Tax License form

Tax Code Title 2. State Taxation Subtitle E. Sales, Excise, and Use Taxes Chapter 162. Motor Fuel Taxes Subchapter A. General Provisions

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