Skip to comments.A price to pay for alternative fuels (man fined for not paying motor fuel tax)
Posted on 06/12/2007 11:54:15 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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This is outrageous!
Taxes are the mother’s milk for Government. as the saying goes there only two certainties in life: Death and Taxes.
Note to self - don't brag...
Sorry but enviro-freaks are not above the law. they use the highways so they need to pay the taxes that help maintain them the same as the rest of us do.
What in the heck is "illegal fuel"? Does NC have a ban on out-of-state diesel?
Using that line of thinking, people who buy off the internet tax-free are also shirking their civic responsibility.
That is Nonsense.
Sooo, do we conserve or use with abandon?
Off road diesel that does not include the tax in the sales price and is died red so that it can be recognized an fuel that was not taxed for road use.
Only a “by the book” bureaucrat could look at his situation and say that he should be penalized for not paying taxes for fuels he didn’t need to purchase.
Only a “by the book” bureaucrat could look at this and not realize this is a creative idea ,but instead only think about the tax revenue the government allegedly lost because he’s not buying gasoline.
You can get fuel for generators and farm use that is dyed differently to indicate its tax status. For example, you aren't allowed to buy fuel oil for your "furnace" and pump it into your diesel car.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
I am amazed that some people here would actually argue that he needs to pay taxes.
I can only explain it as the “us versus them” syndrome.....as people endeavoring in this type of work are probably (likely?) to the left of the political spectrum, posters here will seek to punish them without regard to the facts.
Let me guess - revenue agents don't need PC to ask you to open your fuel tank.
So does this mean that if I decide to bicycle to work and school 100% and use 0 fuel of any kind (except calories), but still use the same roads, then I should expect multiple fines for not paying fuel taxes?
It’s perfectly ironic for it explains in a single instance the gulf between the people and the state; whenever a professional polition or a crusader tells you that his mission is to help, serve and protect you, you now know that his true purpose is to control you and those like you.
They stick a cloth into the gas fill line into the tank. Very typical for them to show up at farm events like cattle auctions where there is a gathering of vehicles with owners who have access to non-taxed fuel. They typically do not ask permission first but go down the parking row checking every truck. A little of that dye goes a long way. Using a gallon could keep your fuel noticeably died through a couple fill ups if you never took your tank below half full.
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