U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Washington, DC 20590
|Motor Fuels||Cents Per Gallon|
|Diesel and Kerosene fuel||24.4|
|Liquefied Petroleum Gas||13.6|
|Liquefied Natural Gas||11.9|
|Other Special Fuels||18.4|
|Tires||Tax is imposed on tires sold by manufacturers, producers, or importers at the rate of $.0945 ($.04725 in the case of a bias ply or super single tire) for each 10 pounds of the maximum rated load capacity over 3,500 pounds.|
|12 percent of retailer's sales price for tractors and trucks over 33,000 pounds gross vehicle weight (GVW) and trailers over 26,000 pounds GVW. The tax applies to parts and accessories sold in connection with the vehicle sale.|
|Heavy use vehicels
|Trucks 55,000-75,000 pounds GVW, $100 plus $22 for each 1,000 pounds (or fraction thereof) in excess of 55,000 pounds Trucks over 75,000 pounds GVW, $550|
Revenue sources of the Federal Highway Trust Fund include the Federal fuel tax and a variety of other fees. The Federal gas tax rate has not changed since 1996.
Data Source for Table 6-1 and Figure 6-1: US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.
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