Highway Use Tax Evasion - Intergovernmental Efforts

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Highway Use Tax Evasion - Intergovernmental Efforts: As directed in The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), funds are available for projects enhancing compliance of motor fuel and highway use taxes. Of those funds, $2,000,000 are set aside each year for Intergovernmental Enforcement Efforts in identifying and reducing fuel tax evasion. The Federal share payable is 100 percent. For this award, available funds will be combined from FY 2017 and FY 2018 program funds, for a total available award of $ 4,000,000. Applicants are encouraged to submit innovative proposals to reduce fuel tax evasion and increase collaboration and coordination among several public agencies, including federal agencies. Research and training proposals are also eligible. However, one state must be designated as the lead for each project that receives Federal funding. Priority will be given to proposals that involve more than one public agency. The minimum funding per project will be $10,000 and the maximum funding per year per project will be $250,000. Any funds administered under this program shall be used in accordance with the specifications in 2 CFR 200 Subpart E-Cost Principles http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=616a6a6c9a0b52b7bbf48e027a88a1b7&mc=true&node=sp2.1.200.e&rgn=div6. An interagency review group will be established to review all proposals after the application deadline. FHWA and IRS will jointly recommend and approve projects for Federal funding for fuel tax evasion intergovernmental enforcement efforts. States selected to receive funding will enter into negotiations with FHWA and the designated lead state will be required to enter into a project agreement with FHWA. Annual reports will required for each project and will be outlined in the project agreement. No project may be funded for a period of more than 2 years.
Federal Grant Title: Highway Use Tax Evasion - Intergovernmental Efforts
Federal Agency Name: DOT Federal Highway Administration (DOT-FHWA)
Grant Categories: Other Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FHWA-HUTE-2018-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.240
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Posted Date: March 1st, 2018
Creation Date: March 1st, 2018
Archive Date: May 30th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: January 3rd, 2018
Category Explanation
Fuel Taxes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Michael Dougherty
Program Analyst
Phone 202-366-9234
Primary contact - FHWA Highway Use Tax Evasion Program
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