Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2008

Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2008

(Cents per gallon)

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State Gasoline Diesel Liquefied petroleum gas Gasohol1
Alabama 18.00 19.00 0.00 18.00
Alaska 8.00 8.00 0.00 8.00
Arizona 18.00 26.00 0.00 18.00
Arkansas 21.50 22.50 16.50 21.50
California 18.00 18.00 6.00 18.00
Colorado 22.00 20.50 20.50 22.00
Connecticut 25.00 43.40 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 15.60 15.60 14.50 15.60
Georgia 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50
Hawaii 17.00 17.00 5.20 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 22.50 19.50 21.10 22.50
Louisiana 20.00 20.00 16.00 20.00
Maine 28.40 29.80 0.00 23.00
Maryland 23.50 24.25 0.00 0.00
Massachusetts 21.00 21.00 33.60 21.00
Michigan 19.00 15.00 15.00 0.00
Minnesota 22.50 20.00 15.00 22.50
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 23.00
Nebraska 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00
Nevada 24.00 27.00 22.00 24.00
New Hampshire 19.60 19.60 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 24.45 22.65 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 16.00 16.00
South Dakota 22.00 22.00 20.00 20.00
Tennessee 20.00 17.00 14.00 20.00
Texas 20.00 20.00 15.00 20.00
Utah 24.50 24.50 24.50 24.50
Vermont 21.00 27.00 0.00 20.00
Virginia 17.50 17.50 17.50 17.50
Washington 37.50 37.50 36.00 37.50
West Virginia 32.20 32.20 32.20 32.20
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 18.40

1 Tax rates for gasoline blended with 10 percent ethanol.

NOTE: Tax rates in effect as of January 1.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2008 (Washington, DC: 2009), table MF-121T, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.cfm as of Apr. 16, 2010.