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Fuel Tax | Forms & Instructions

Fuel Applications

DR 0241 - Application for Fuel Tax Exemption Certificate for Government
DR 0278 - Application for Passenger Mile Tax Account
DR 5785 - Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Account Setup for Tax Payments
E-File Only - Fuel License Application 

Fuel Tax Forms

DR 0133 - Passenger Mile Tax Return
DR 1501 - Affidavit Retail Sales of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Propane)
DR 1510 (2023) - Aviation Fuel Sales Tax Return for January 1, 2023 onward
DR 1510 (2022) - Aviation Fuel Sales Tax Return for 2022 
DR 1510 (2020-2021) - Aviation Fuel Sales Tax Return for 2020-2021
DR 1510 (2015-2019) - Aviation Fuel Sales Tax Return for 2015-2019
DR 7011 - Passenger Mile Detail by Passenger Buses
DR 7118 - Fuel Tax Refund Claim for Exempt Use of Fuel
DR 7189 - Gasoline/Special Fuel Tax Refund Permit Application

Helpful Forms

DR 0145 - Tax Information Designation and Power of Attorney for Representation
DR 1102 - Address or Name Change Form
DR 1108 - Business Tax Account Closure Form
DR 5782 - Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Program Information
DR 5785 - Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Account Setup for Tax Payments
 
 
Fillable PDFs are made available for your convenience and must be printed prior to closing the document, as changes will not be saved. This page lists the most current version of each form. If you are looking for a prior version, please email DOR_TaxpayerService@state.co.us.
 

Rates - Taxes & Fees

Fuel Tax Rates Aviation Gas Aviation Jet Fuel Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Gasoline Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Special Fuel
Jan 2019 and subsequent periods $0.06 $0.04 $0.183¹ $0.22 $0.12¹ $0.135¹ $0.205

 

Fuel Fees and Surcharge Rates Bridge and Tunnel Impact (BTI) Fee³ Environmental Response Surcharge (ERS)²,⁴,⁵,⁹ Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Natural Gas (LPG/NG) Inspection Fee²,⁶ Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Fee (PFAS)²,⁷,¹⁰ Road Usage Fee (RUF)
Jan 2019 through Dec 2019 N/A $0.009375 $0.001250 N/A N/A
Jan 2020 through Aug 2020 N/A $0.0125¹ $0.001250 N/A N/A
Sep 2020 through June 2022 N/A $0.0125 $0.001250 $0.003125¹ N/A
July 2022 through Dec 2022 $0.02¹ $0.0125 $0.001250 $0.003125 N/A
Jan 2023 through April 2023 $0.02¹ $0.0093751,9 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ N/A
April 2023 through June 2023 $0.02¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.02¹
July 2023 through June 2024 $0.03¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.03¹
July 2024 through June 2025 $0.04¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.04¹
July 2025 through June 2026 $0.05¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.05¹
July 2026 through June 2027 $0.06¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.06¹
July 2027 through June 2028 $0.07¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.07¹
July 2028 through June 2032 $0.08¹ $0.009375 $0.001250 $0.003125¹⁰ $0.08¹

Notes:

¹ Indicates rate change. 

² Government sales are not exempt from these fees.

³ The BTI is charged on special fuel only. Dyed special fuel is excluded. 

ERS is charged on gasoline and special fuel including dyed special fuel, but is not charged on CNG, LNG, or LPG.

Dyed special fuel is sold to a railroad for rail use is exempt from the ERS fee but not exempt from the PFAS fee. 

The LPG/NG inspection fee is charged on CNG, LNG, and LPG.

The PFAS fee is charged on gasoline and special fuel including dyed special fuel, but is not charged on aviation jet fuel, aviation gasoline, CNG, LNG, LPG. 

The RUF is charged on the gasoline and special fuel, but is not charged on aviation jet fuel, aviation gasoline, CNG, LNG, and LPG.

ERS is subject to change based upon the Colorado Petroleum Storage Tank Fund balance.

¹⁰ PFAS fee is subject to change based upon the Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Fund balance.