The IRS "Form 8849" is used to claim refund of excise taxes or claim particular fuel related refunds such as nontaxable sales of fuels. Attached Schedule 6 for claims not reportable on Schedules 1, 2, 3, 5, and 8, including refunds of excise taxes reported on
Tax payers need to complete and attach to Form 8849 for the relevant schedules.
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There are many reasons why a person needs to file an 8849 request. If any company includes the 8849 credit request on your tax returns then the new credit will be applied for the new fuel related vehicles save your time and money.
Gasohol vendors can file a claim for any period at least one week for which the refund claimed is at least $200. The claim must include the names of the suppliers of the gasoline or alcohol, dates of purchase, total number of gallons. Write "Gasohol Claim" on the top of "Form 8849" and on the envelope. Diesel fuel vendors can file a claim for any period at least one week for which the refund claimed is at least $200.
Form 8849 Claims must be filed by the last day of the quarter following the earliest quarter included in the claim. As an example, claims for the period January 1 to January 7, must be filed by June 30 of the same year.
The 8849 is a versatile form. It may not always be clear if filing is necessary or exactly what to file. Reporting 8849 form to the IRS is very important, so those who are unsure should always contact a professional accountant, or of course, the IRS itself.