Walton County Increases County Fuel Taxes
Beginning January 1, 1999, fuel taxes will increase by two cents per gallon in Walton County. Fuel tax licensees who file Form DR309641 (Schedule 11 Gallons of Gasoline Delivered to Retail Locations and End Users Local Option Tax Collected) will collect an additional one cent local option fuel tax per gallon and the one cent ninthcent fuel tax on motor fuel deliveries in Walton County. These additional taxes are imposed by Walton County Ordinances No. 9816 and No. 9817. The total county fuel tax rate in Walton County will be 12 cents per gallon on motor fuel.
January 1999 returns, reflecting the new tax rate, will be mailed in mid-January. The January return is due February 1, 1999, and is late after February 22, 1999. Failure to properly file a tax return may result in the assessment of penalty and interest and loss of the collection allowance.