Exemptions and Refunds

There are a number of exemptions from the motor fuel taxes and refunds that may be requested upon payment of the tax.  These can be processed through the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP).  

The exemptions/refunds include but are not limited to:

  • Exports
  • Governmental agency
  • Kerosene (not used in a motor vehicle) and aviation fuel
  • Auxiliary engines
  • Contaminated fuels
  • Casualty losses
  • End user (if fuel is used for non-highway purposes)
  • Wholesaler sales to limited users and prepaid users