Form 6197

Form 6197

A form that a manufacturer or importer of automobiles files with the IRS to pay an excise tax on automobiles that do not meet specified standards for fuel efficiency. This tax is imposed on the sale, lease, or use of these automobiles.
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Some types of excise taxes have separate forms, such as the heavy highway vehicle use tax (Form 290), gas guzzler tax (Form 6197), and excise tax on greenmail (Form 8725).