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Ways to Boost Dispenser Security

Data breaches at the pump are becoming more and more frequent.  Thieves are installing skimming devices at the pump to steal card account information.  The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) Data Security Group has developed some best practices to help secure...

16 July 2013
Virginia Nears Transition to New Fuel Taxes (Oil Express News Alert 2013-06-12 09:23:38 EDT)

In less than three weeks, Virginia moves away from a flat tax of 17.5cts/gal on gasoline and diesel to levies that reflect wholesale prices of the fuels over the previous six months. According to the Virginia Petroleum, Convenience and Grocery Association (VPCGA), fuel taxes in effect from July 1...

12 June 2013
MD Motor Fuel Tax, Inventory Tax Adjustment Form 779

Section 9-305(B)(6) of the Tax-General Article, Annotated Code of Maryland requires all persons possessing tax-paid motor fuel for sale at the start of business on July 1, 2013 to compile and file an inventory of the motor fuel held at the close of business on the immediately preceding date and...

12 June 2013
BP Donates $500,000 to Red Cross for Oklahoma Tornado Recovery

In response to the tornado that hit Moore Oklahoma this week, BP is donating $500,000 and emergency supplies to the Oklahoma Red Cross to support humanitarian assistance and recovery efforts. BP America Inc. will donate $300,000 and the BP Foundation will donate an additional $200,000. The $500,000...

23 May 2013
BP Gas Stations Fuel the ARC of Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND (May 6, 2013) – The ARC of Washington County received a big boost today as BP Fueling Communities (and Ewing Oil Company and Frederick and Washington County BP Dealers) made a donation to the organization. 

06 May 2013
Virginia Eliminates Conventional Motor Fuel Tax

Virginia will become the first state to eliminate the conventional cents-per-gallon tax at the pump and switch to a percentage tax based on the wholesale price of gasoline and diesel.  Effective July 1, 2013, the gasoline tax will be 3.5% of the wholesale price.  The diesel tax will be 6...

08 April 2013
Maryland Senate Passes the Gas Tax Increase

On Friday, March 29, 2013, the Maryland Senate passed the first gas tax increase in 20 years.  The Senate voted 27-20 to approve the increase.  The cost per gallon of gas will increase by about 4¢ this summer and 13-20¢ per gallon by the year 2016.  The bill had already passed the...

01 April 2013
STOP the Maryland Gas Tax

Are you ready to pay MORE taxes?  In Maryland, you already pay 23.5 cents PER GALLON in State Tax and 18.4 cents PER GALLON in Federal Tax.  Now they want to raise it even more.  Please take a moment to sign a petition to STOP the proposed gas tax increase!  Go to www....

21 March 2013

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