REVENUE AND TAXATION
63-2423. Credits and refunds to consumers. (1) Any person who has paid his special fuels tax directly to the distributor from whom it was purchased shall be refunded the amount of:
(a) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, any special fuels tax paid on special fuels used for purposes other than operation or propulsion of motor vehicles upon the highways in the state of Idaho;
(b) Any tax paid on special fuels used in motor vehicles owned or leased and operated by an instrumentality of the federal government or of the state of Idaho, including the state and all of its political subdivisions;
(c) Any special fuels tax paid on special fuels exported for use outside the state of Idaho. Special fuels carried from the state in the fuel tank of a motor vehicle will not be deemed to be exported from the state unless it is subject to a like or similar tax in the jurisdiction to which it is taken and that tax is actually paid to the other jurisdiction; and
(d) Any tax, penalty or interest erroneously or illegally paid or collected.
(2) No refund of special fuels tax shall be paid on:
(a) Special fuels used in a recreational vehicle; or
(b) Special fuels used in noncommercial motor boats or in motor boats operated by a governmental entity; or
(c) Special fuels used while idling a registered motor vehicle, pursuant to the definition of "idling" as provided in section 63-2401, Idaho Code.
(3) Refunds authorized in this section shall be claimed in the same manner as applies to refunds of gasoline tax under section 63-2410, Idaho Code, and shall be subject to interest computed pursuant to subsection (5) of that section.
[63-2423, added 1983, ch. 158, sec. 4, p. 451; am. 1995, ch. 348, sec. 4, p. 1149; am. 1997, ch. 375, sec. 1, p. 1205; am. 1998, ch. 103, sec. 6, p. 357; am. 1998, ch. 196, sec. 2, p. 709; am. 2004, ch. 265, sec. 2, p. 747; am. 2011, ch. 6, sec. 4, p. 17; am. 2013, ch. 19, sec. 1, p. 29; am. 2015, ch. 175, sec. 3, p. 575.]