What is a Fuel Tax Bond?
You need to obtain a fuel tax bond to operate legally, and it also serves to protect the public. If you do not follow state regulations, a claim can be filed on your bond. For example, if you do not pay the required taxes to the government when selling, distributing or mixing fuel, a claim can be made. If you would like to learn more about what surety bonds are and how they work, you can read our detailed guide here.
If you're unsure whether you need a bond, you can select your state from the list below to view the bond requirements.
How Much Does a Fuel Tax Bond Cost?
The cost of a fuel tax bonds depends on several factors, including the amount of the bond required by the state where the business operates. A larger require bond amount means that the potential cost of the bond will be higher. Surety bond pricing also varies depending on your business and personal financial situation, including aspects like your personal credit score and business assets and liabilities. If you have credit issues, or you do not have strong business financials, you may pay more for your bond as a result.
Frequently Asked Questions
Apply on our website, get an instant approval, sign the indemnity agreement, pay online and we will ship the bond to you.
Sellers, mixers and users of various types of fuel may be required to get this bond. However, it varies depending on the state. Take a look at our state requirement list below. It is always best to check with your state directly as requirements may have changed.
No. However, many states do. You can view our state requirement list. If you do not find your state, contact it directly as state legislation can change often.
We have forms on file. If we do not have the form you need, you must obtain it from the obligee.
You must contact us immediately, as we have a team of claim specialists here to find a resolution for you. Keep in mind, it is crucial that you work with an expert in the surety industry. Learn more about how to ensure you choose the proper bond company.
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