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State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates, 1983 – 1998 1/
   Gasoline

SEPTEMBER 1999
Table MF-205
Sheet 1 of 2

STATE 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Alabama 11 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Alaska 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Arizona 12 13 13 16 16 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Arkansas 9.5 9.5 10.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.7 13.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.6 18.6
California 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 15 16 17 18 18 18 18 18
Colorado 12 12 12 18 18 18 20 20 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
Connecticut 14 15 16 17 19 20 20 22 25 26 29 31 34 38 36 32
Delaware 11 11 11 13 16 16 16 16 19 19 22 22 23 23 23 23
Dist. of Col. 14.8 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 ^15.5 18 18 18 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Florida 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 10.9 11.2 11.6 11.8 12.1 12.3 12.5 12.8 13
Georgia 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Hawaii 8.5 8.5 11 11 11 11 11 11 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Idaho 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 18 18 18 21 21 21 21 21 25 25 25
Illinois 11 12 13 13 13 13 16 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Indiana 11.1 11.1 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Iowa 13 13 15 16 16 18 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Kansas 10 11 11 11 11 11 15 16 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Kentucky 10 10 10 15 15 15 15 15.4 15.4 15.4 15.4 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.4
Louisiana 8 16 16 16 16 16 16 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Maine 14 14 14 14 14 16 17 17 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Maryland 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 18.5 ^18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5
Massachusetts 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 17 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21
Michigan 13 15 15 15 15 15 ^15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 19 19
Minnesota 16 17 17 17 17 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Mississippi 9 9 9 9 15 17 17 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4
Missouri 7 7 7 7 11.03 11.03 11.03 11.03 11.03 13.03 13.03 15 15 17 17 17
Montana 15 15 15 17 20 20 20 20 20 21.4 24 27 27 27 27 27
Nebraska 15.5 14.7 17.4 17.1 17.9 18.3 22.3 21.7 23.7 24.6 24.4 25.4 25.4 25.9 24.5 23.5
Nevada 12 12 13 13 16 18 18 18 21.5 24 24 24 24 24 24.75 24.75
New Hampshire 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 16.6 18.6 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 19.5
New Jersey 8 8 8 8 8 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5
New Mexico 11 11 11 11 14 14 16 17 17 17 23 21 18 18.875 18.875 18.5
New York 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 14.375 20.815 22.89 22.89 22.56 21.92 21.79 22.8 22.65
North Carolina 12 12 12 15.5 15.5 15.7 20.9 21.5 22.6 21.9 22 21.3 21.6 21.7 22.6 21.6
North Dakota 13 13 13 13 13 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 20 20 20
Ohio 12 12 12 12 14.7 14.8 18 20 21 21 22 22 22 22 22 22
Oklahoma 6.58 9 10 10 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Oregon 8 9 10 11 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 24 24 24 24 24
Pennsylvania 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 18.2 22.35 22.35 22.35 22.35 22.35 22.35 25.9 25.9
Rhode Island 13 13 13 15 15 15 18 ^20 26 26 28 29 29 29 29 29
South Carolina 13 13 ^13 13 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
South Dakota 13 13 13 13 13 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 21 18
Tennessee 9 10 13 17 17 17 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Texas 5 10 10 10 15 15 15 15 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Utah 11 14 14 14 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 24.5 24.5
Vermont 13 13 13 13 13 13 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 20 20
Virginia 11 11 11 15 17.5 17.5 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Washington 16 18 18 18 18 18 18 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
West Virginia 15.35 15.35 15.35 15.35 15.35 15.35 20.35 20.35 20.35 20.35 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35
Wisconsin 15 16 16.5 17.5 20 20.9 20.8 21.5 22.2 22.2 23.2 23.1 23.4 23.7 23.8 25.4
Wyoming 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 14
State Average 2/ 9.75 10.58 11.08 11.78 12.75 13.42 14.19 15.47 17.55 17.99 18.34 18.51 18.50 18.67 19.05 19.96

Diesel

October 2011
Table MF-205
Sheet 2 of 2

STATE 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Alabama 12 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Alaska 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Arizona 12 13 13 16 16 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 27
Arkansas 10.5 10.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.7 12.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.6 18.6
California 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 15 16 17 18 18 18 18 18
Colorado 13 13 13 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 18 18 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5
Connecticut 14 15 16 17 19 20 20 22 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Delaware 11 11 11 13 16 16 16 16 19 19 19 19 22 22 22 22
Dist. of Col. 14.8 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 ^15.5 18 18 18 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Florida 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 14.7 9.7 9.7 10.9 12.2 18.7 21 23.6 23.9 24.2 24.6 25
Georgia 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Hawaii 8.5 8.5 11 11 11 11 11 11 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Idaho 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 18 18 18 21 21 21 21 21 25 25 25
Illinois 13.5 14.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 18.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5
Indiana 11.1 11.1 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Iowa 15.5 15.5 16.5 17.5 18.5 20.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5
Kansas 12 13 13 13 13 13 17 18 19 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Kentucky 10 10 10 12 12 12 12 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4
Louisiana 8 16 16 16 16 16 16 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Maine 14 14 14 14 14 19 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Maryland 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 18.5 ^18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 19.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25
Massachusetts 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 17 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21
Michigan 13 15 15 15 15 15 ^15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Minnesota 16 17 17 17 17 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Mississippi 10 10 10 10 15 17 17 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4
Missouri 7 7 7 7 11 11 11 11 11 13 13 15 15 17 17 17
Montana 17 17 17 17 20 20 20 20 20 21.4 24 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75
Nebraska 15.5 14.7 17.4 17.1 17.9 18.3 22..1 21.5 23.5 24..8 24 25 25 25.5 24.5 23.5
Nevada 12 12 13 13 17 20 20 22 24.5 27 27 27 27 27 27.75 27.75
New Hampshire 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 16.6 18.6 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 19.5
New Jersey 8 8 11 11 11 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5
New Mexico 11 11 11 11 16 16 16 17 17 17 19 19 19 19.875 19.875 19.5
New York 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 16.325 22.765 24.84 24.84 24.51 23.87 23.74 22.65 21.85
North Carolina 12 12 12 15.5 15.5 15.7 20.9 21.5 22.6 21.9 22 21.3 21.6 21.7 22.6 21.6
North Dakota 13 13 13 13 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 20 20 20
Ohio 12 12 12 12 14.7 14.8 18 20 21 21 22 22 22 22 22 22
Oklahoma 6.5 9 10 10 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Oregon 8 9 10 11 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 24 24 24 24 24
Pennsylvania 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 18.2 22.35 22.35 22.35 22.35 22.35 22.35 30.8 30.8
Rhode Island 13 13 13 15 15 15 18 ^20 26 26 28 29 29 29 29 29
South Carolina 13 13 ^13 13 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
South Dakota 13 13 13 13 13 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 21 18
Tennessee 12 13 13 15 15 15 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Texas 6.5 10 10 10 15 15 15 15 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Utah 11 14 14 14 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 24.5 24.5
Vermont 14 14 14 14 14 14 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Virginia 11 11 11 15 16 16 16.2 16.2 16.2 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Washington 16 18 18 18 18 18 18 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
West Virginia 15.35 15.35 15.35 15.35 15.35 15.35 20.35 20.35 20.35 20.35 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35 25.35
Wisconsin 15 16 16.5 17.5 20 20.9 20.8 21.5 22.2 22.2 23.2 23.1 23.4 23.7 23.8 25.4
Wyoming 0 0 0 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 14
State Average 2/ 10.27 11.38 11.62 12.09 13.34 13.98 14.76 16.00 17.64 18.32 18.62 18.93 ^18.98 18.99 19.50 20.15

1/ This table shows the tax rates for motor fuel as of December 31 for each year.

2/ Weighted average based on net gallons taxed.