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Subpart 1.

Records to be kept.

Licensed distributors shall keep a true and accurate record of all purchases, transfers, sales, and use of petroleum products. A record shall be kept showing the following information for each receipt of petroleum products: manifest number (state tax number), point of origin, from whom received, kind of product, gallons received, and date unloaded. A daily record shall be kept of the totals of all sales of each petroleum product.

Subp. 2.

Sales invoices.

A sales invoice shall be made for each bulk sale of petroleum products at the time of the sale, regardless of gallonage. All sales invoices issued for bulk sales shall be machine-numbered serially with numbers of at least three digits, and shall show the following: name and address of distributor printed or rubber-stamped upon the invoice, date of sale, name and address of the purchaser, kind of product, price per gallon, number of gallons, and rate and amount of tax if any. The words "bulk sale," as used in this part, shall mean any sale of a petroleum product dispensed into a fixed or portable storage tank. When issued for the purpose of securing refunds or credits of the Minnesota gasoline tax, the invoices shall, in addition to the aforementioned requirements, be prepared at least in duplicate, and one copy shall be given to the purchaser.

When issued for other than bulk sales and for the purpose of securing refunds or credits of the Minnesota gasoline tax, the invoices or receipts shall show the names and locations of the seller and purchaser, date of purchase, number of gallons, total price, and type of equipment in which the fuel is to be consumed.

When issued for deliveries made into another state, invoices shall be issued in the same manner with a separate set of numbers.

Subp. 3.


A physical inventory shall be taken at the end of each month of all petroleum products and a record kept of the quantity in each tank, tank capacity, tank number if any, and kind of product.

Subp. 4.

Records to be retained.

Copies of all manifests, bills of lading, invoices, delivery tickets, and tax returns required to be filed pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 296, as well as all other records relating to the purchase, transfer, sales, and use of petroleum products and special fuel, shall be retained for a period of four years.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 270.06; 270C.06; 296.27; 296A.02


17 SR 351; L 2005 c 151 art 1 s 114

Published Electronically:

November 14, 2006

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Revisor of Statutes