Alternative Fuel Bulk End User

An Alternative Fuel Bulk End User is someone who maintains storage facilities for alternative fuel and uses part or all of the stored fuel to operate a motor vehicle.

Field Gas Users are Alternative Fuel Bulk End users since they use field gas from storage units or pipelines to operate equipment, engines, machines or turbines by combustion of the filed gas.

This activity will be reported on the Distributor Report.

Electronic Filing

You may register to file online at MyTaxes.WVTax.Gov.

Each Motor Fuel tax return in MyTaxes will have a link to its own individual spreadsheet and import link. Filing instructions are located on the FAQ tab of each spreadsheet.

Point of Imposition of Motor Fuels Tax on Alternative Fuels

At the time alternative fuel is withdrawn from the storage facility including alternative-fuel home refueling infrastructures and alternative-fuel commercial refueling infrastructures.

If not taxed at the point of imposition described above, then at the time alternative fuel is sold for use in a highway vehicle.

Exemptions from Tax

Propane for off highway use

Motor Fuel Excise Tax

For information regarding the Motor Fuel Excise Tax, please see the West Virginia Code §11-14C.


**Please note:For the tax period beginning March 2023, all Motor Fuel returns filed with supporting schedules containing more than 10 lines of information are required to be filed electronically on MyTaxes.

  • MFT-510 Motor Fuel Excise Tax Surety Bond
  • MFT-501E Schedule 6 Alternative Fuel Bulk End User Field Gas Consumption Schedule