Table 6-12: State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates: 2011

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(Cents per gallon)

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
California2 18.00 13.00 6.00 35.70
Colorado 22.00 20.50 20.50 22.00
Connecticut 25.00 46.20 0.00 25.00
Delaware 23.00 22.00 22.00 23.00
District of Columbia 23.50 23.50 20.00 23.50
Florida 16.20 16.20 14.50 16.20
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 25.00
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 26.40 23.40 26.40 26.40
Louisiana 20.00 20.00 16.00 20.00
Maine 29.50 30.70 0.00 23.00
Maryland 23.50 24.25 0.00 0.00
Massachusetts 21.00 21.00 23.00 21.00
Michigan 19.00 15.00 15.00 19.00
Minnesota 28.00 28.00 21.05 28.00
Mississippi 18.40 18.40 17.00 18.40
Missouri 17.00 17.00 17.00 17.00
Montana 27.75 28.50 0.00 23.75
Nebraska 26.30 26.30 26.30 26.30
Nevada 24.00 27.00 22.00 24.00
New Hampshire 19.63 19.63 0.00 18.00
New Jersey 10.50 13.50 5.25 10.50
New Mexico 18.88 22.88 12.00 18.88
New York 25.05 23.25 8.05 25.05
North Carolina 35.25 35.25 27.10 35.25
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 30.00 30.00 23.10 30.00
Pennsylvania 31.20 38.10 22.80 31.20
Rhode Island 32.00 32.00 32.00 32.00
South Carolina 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
South Dakota 22.00 22.00 20.00 8.00
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 20.00 29.00 0.00 0.00
Virginia 17.50 17.50 17.50 17.50
Washington 37.50 37.50 37.50 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

1Tax rates for gasoline blended with 10 percent ethanol.

2California "Gasoline" represents fuel for aviation, which is taxed at 18 cents, gasoline/gasohol for motor vehicles is taxed at 35.7 cents.

NOTE: Tax rates in effect as of December 31, 2011.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics, MF-121T, available at www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of March 2013.