Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2003

Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2003

(Cents per gallon)

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State Gasoline Diesel Liquefied petroleum gas Gasohol1
Alabama 18.00 19.00 17.00 18.00
Alaska 8.00 8.00 0.00 8.00
Arizona 18.00 26.00 18.00 18.00
Arkansas 21.70 22.70 16.50 21.70
California 18.00 18.00 6.00 18.00
Colorado 22.00 20.50 20.50 22.00
Connecticut 25.00 26.00 0.00 24.00
Delaware 23.00 22.00 22.00 23.00
District of Columbia 20.00 20.00 20.00 20.00
Florida 13.90 26.40 26.40 13.90
Georgia 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50
Hawaii 16.00 16.00 5.30 16.00
Idaho 25.00 25.00 18.10 22.50
Illinois 19.00 21.50 19.00 19.00
Indiana 18.00 16.00 0.00 15.00
Iowa 20.30 22.50 20.00 19.00
Kansas 24.00 26.00 22.00 24.00
Kentucky 16.40 13.40 16.40 16.40
Louisiana 20.00 20.00 16.00 20.00
Maine 22.00 23.00 21.00 22.00
Maryland 23.50 24.25 23.50 23.50
Massachusetts 21.00 21.00 15.00 21.00
Michigan 19.00 15.00 15.00 19.00
Minnesota 20.00 20.00 15.00 20.00
Mississippi 18.40 18.40 17.00 18.40
Missouri 17.00 17.00 17.00 17.00
Montana 27.00 27.75 0.00 27.00
Nebraska 24.60 24.60 24.60 24.60
Nevada 25.70 27.70 22.00 24.70
New Hampshire 19.50 19.50 18.00 19.50
New Jersey 10.50 13.50 5.25 10.50
New Mexico 18.50 19.50 6.00 18.50
New York 22.65 20.85 8.05 22.65
North Carolina 24.20 24.20 22.10 24.20
North Dakota 21.00 21.00 21.00 21.00
Ohio 24.00 24.00 24.00 24.00
Oklahoma 17.00 14.00 17.00 17.00
Oregon 24.00 24.00 18.50 24.00
Pennsylvania 25.90 30.80 19.20 25.90
Rhode Island 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
South Carolina 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
South Dakota 22.00 22.00 20.00 20.00
Tennessee 21.40 18.40 14.00 20.00
Texas 20.00 20.00 15.00 20.00
Utah 24.50 24.50 24.50 24.50
Vermont 20.00 26.00 0.00 20.00
Virginia 17.50 16.00 16.00 17.50
Washington 28.00 28.00 0.00 28.00
West Virginia 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35
Wisconsin 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50
Wyoming 14.00 14.00 0.00 14.00
Federal tax 18.40 24.40 13.60 13.20

1 Tax rates for gasoline blended with 10 percent ethanol.

NOTE: Tax rates in effect as of October 1, 2003.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2003, Washington, DC: 2004, table MF-121T, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.htm as of Dec. 1, 2004.