Frequently Asked Questions
I am school bus driver …. What do I need to do?
The owner of any school bus used to transport Louisiana students that is propelled by an internal combustion engine or motor capable of using CNG, LNG, or LPG as fuel shall pay the tax levied but will be entitled to a credit equal to 50 percent of the taxes paid. Claims for refunds must be submitted annually on or before July 31st and must list the taxes paid during the academic school year ending no later than June 30th of the year for which the credit is being filed. School bus drivers should complete Form R-5019, Claim for Refund of Special Fuels by School Bus Drivers, to request their refund.