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Our Nation's Highways: 2008

Table 6-1. Federal Highway-User Fees

Motor Fuels Cents per Gallon
Gasoline
18.4
Gasohol
18.4
Diesel and Kerosene Fuel
24.4
Special Fuels
18.3
Liquefied Petroleum Gas
13.6
Liquefied Natural Gas
11.9
Other Special Fuels
18.4

Other User Fees Rate
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 lbs of the maximum rated load capacity over 3,500 lbs.
Truck and Trailer Sales
12% of retailer’s sales price for tractors and trucks over 33,000 lbs gross vehicle weight (GVW) and trailers over 26,000 lbs GVW. The tax applies to parts and accessories sold in connection with vehicle sales.
Heavy Use Vehicles
Trucks 55,000–75,000 lbs. GVW, $100 plus $22 for each 1,000 lbs (or fraction thereof) in excess of 55,000 lbs. Trucks over 75,000 GVW, $550.


 

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Data Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.

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