Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2006

Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2006

(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 25.00
Delaware 23.00 22.00 22.00 23.00
District of Columbia 20.00 20.00 20.00 20.00
Florida 15.30 15.30 14.50 15.30
Georgia 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50
Hawaii 16.00 16.00 8.10 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 18.00
Iowa 21.00 22.50 20.00 19.00
Kansas 24.00 26.00 23.00 24.00
Kentucky 19.70 16.70 19.70 19.70
Louisiana 20.00 20.00 16.00 20.00
Maine 26.80 27.90 0.00 17.80
Maryland 23.50 24.25 24.25 23.50
Massachusetts 21.00 21.00 23.90 21.00
Michigan 19.00 15.00 15.00 0.00
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 27.75 27.75 0.00 27.75
Nebraska 27.10 27.10 26.10 27.10
Nevada 24.80 27.70 22.00 24.80
New Hampshire 19.50 19.50 0.00 0.00
New Jersey 10.50 13.50 5.25 10.50
New Mexico 18.88 22.88 12.00 18.88
New York 24.65 22.85 8.05 0.00
North Carolina 30.15 30.15 27.10 30.15
North Dakota 23.00 23.00 23.00 23.00
Ohio 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00
Oklahoma 17.00 14.00 17.00 17.00
Oregon 24.00 24.00 18.50 24.00
Pennsylvania 30.00 38.10 22.80 31.20
Rhode Island 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
South Carolina 16.00 16.00 0.00 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 34.00 34.00 34.00 34.00
West Virginia 31.50 31.50 27.00 31.50
Wisconsin 30.90 30.90 22.60 30.90
Wyoming 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00
Federal tax 18.40 24.40 13.60 13.20

1 Tax rates for gasoline blended with 10 percent ethanol.

NOTES: Tax rates in effect as of January 1. The following states have tax rates changed as of January 1, 2007: gasoline: Florida, and New York; diesel: Florida, New York, and West Virginia; liquefied petroleum gas: Massachusetts; gasohol: Florida and West Virginia. The tax rates for Nebraska for diesel and gasohol are effective as of July 1, 2007.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2006, Washington, DC: 2008, Table MF-121T.