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Highway Statistics 2008

STATE MOTOR-VEHICLE AND MOTOR-CARRIER TAX RECEIPTS - 2008 1/

January 2010
Table MV-2

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(Thousands of Dollars)

STATE REGISTRATION FEES 2/ OTHER FEES MISCELLANEOUS RECEIPTS LESS UNCLASSIFIED REFUNDS TOTAL RECEIPTS
MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER VEHICLES TOTAL DRIVERS LICENSES CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FEES SPECIAL TITLE TAXES 4/ FINES AND PENALTIES ESTIMATED SERVICE CHARGES, LOCAL COLLECTIONS 5/ CARRIER GROSS RECEIPTS TAXES 6/ MILEAGE, TON-MILE AND PASSENGER-MILE TAX SPECIAL LICENSE FEES AND FRANCHISE TAXES 7/ CERTIFICATE OR PERMIT FEES 7/
AUTOMOBILES (INCLUDING TAXICABS) BUSES TRUCKS AND TRUCK TRACTORS 3/ TRAILERS MOTORCYCLES WEIGHT OR CAPACITY FLAT RATE
Alabama 54,673 265 87,894 4,113 1,637 148,582 20,672 24,110 - - - - 72 - - 565 42,491 236,492
Alaska 21,691 1,153 16,988 1,866 838 42,536 3,173 2,179 - - - - - - - - 4,017 51,905
Arizona  8/ 15,902 16 47,021 2,491 1,121 66,551 11,532 8,445 - 12,210 - - - 108,859 796 1,695 118,408 328,496
Arkansas 34,405 170 65,097 7,263 498 107,433 10,662 3,728 - - - - - - - - 32,103 153,926
California  9/ 2,721,405 15,644 1,569,462 295,240 58,042 4,659,793 248,535 - - - - - - - - 10,851 225,231 5,144,410
Colorado   106,942 856 71,915 5,841 4,021 189,575 18,286 - - 16,809 1,967 - - 3,610 - - 529,088 759,335
Connecticut  10/ 51,470 3,095 10,864 3,677 982 70,088 31,307 16,058 - 269 - - - - 2,113 - 202,873 322,708
Delaware 12,656 768 16,585 2,419 343 32,771 3,004 5,450 - 1,271 - - - - - - 80,488 122,984
Dist. of Col. 10/ 15,937 2,143 2,704 80 133 20,997 3,485 1,548 38,999 - - - - - - - 17,256 82,285
Florida 269,020 2,678 307,002 27,333 7,535 613,568 49,438 100,581 - - - - - - - 324 367,252 1,131,163
Georgia 193,238 727 84,933 11,950 3,734 294,582 39,503 50,691 - 7,183 9,884 - - - - 28 42,530 444,401
Hawaii 133,911 1,346 24,281 6,162 1,418 167,118 2,310 - 13 397 14 - - - - - 61,230 231,082
Idaho 18,370 64 31,560 3,119 742 53,855 9,418 4,452 - 3,681 6,126 - - - 44,946 - 34,733 157,211
Illinois 610,030 256 467,782 33,227 12,611 1,123,906 18,342 181,543 - 9,805 - - - 715 - 2,551 214,188 1,551,050
Indiana   96,433 531 86,417 17,456 5,730 206,567 22,700 - - - - - - - 1,917 124 15,195 246,503
Iowa 143,700 300 226,300 8,600 2,000 380,900 12,513 8,931 - - - - - - 50,056 0 (499) 451,901
Kansas 27,582 390 112,217 5,753 834 146,776 5,537 7,010 - - - - - - - 3,554 16,693 179,570
Kentucky 26,390 16 37,368 933 173 64,880 14,692 - 361,724 - - - 86,206 - - 9,279 108,551 645,332
Louisiana 10/ 46,824 153 26,686 3,079 422 77,164 18,638 18,600 - - - 6,041 - - - 33 91,739 212,215
Maine 24,199 38 19,104 12,255 1,026 56,622 6,940 9,324 - - - - - - 2,240 1 19,063 94,190
Maryland 10/ 234,581 1,300 68,261 13,623 4,630 322,395 35,150 31,360 - 1,322 - - - - - - 792,997 1,183,224
Massachusetts 10/ 90,374 384 57,505 14,444 3,100 165,807 58,180 55,326 - 3,129 - - - - 2,197 272 44,024 328,935
Michigan 644,607 324 174,230 15,913 5,344 840,418 42,107 30,978 - - - - - - - 7,847 96,689 1,018,039
Minnesota 311,553 596 164,874 45,472 2,449 524,944 23,883 11,630 - 516 - - - - - 556 32,322 593,851
Mississippi 32,809 67 31,924 2,012 487 67,299 10,810 5,079 - 3,212 - - - - 3,325 - 72,348 162,073
Missouri 84,968 338 130,638 6,706 1,087 223,737 12,244 13,948 - 33,090 - - - - - 45 31,150 314,214
Montana  45,449 44 95,062 5,716 2,465 148,736 6,184 4,010 - 4 806 - - 24,718 4,878 1,864 7,730 198,930
Nebraska 22,741 80 35,719 4,323 476 63,339 8,647 6,308 - - - - - - 2,059 8 20,081 100,442
Nevada 70,907 501 30,613 4,341 1,628 107,990 10,149 13,853 - 10,284 69 - - - - - 91,096 233,441
New Hampshire 33,319 63 37,662 2,319 833 74,196 12,988 8,484 - 19,823 - - - - - - 20,102 135,593
New Jersey  11/ 160,938 1,672 40,923 5,502 40 209,075 63,723 1,100 - 48,372 - - - - - - 496,478 818,748
New Mexico  11/ 45,990 64 40,859 2,856 902 90,671 4,036 117,684 3,357 15,376 - - 82,227 - 4,701 5,827 37,791 361,670
New York 10/ 340,167 4,772 76,438 26,626 10,165 458,168 60,765 126,158 - - - - 109,076 - - 2,168 329,083 1,085,418
North Carolina 132,583 2,079 181,340 34,304 7,696 358,002 42,712 63,956 - - 9,050 - - - - - 201,839 675,559
North Dakota 34,176 95 34,295 2,280 1,040 71,886 687 1,260 471 499 - - - - - 4,432 7,181 86,416
Ohio 352,134 1,352 222,311 32,272 11,624 619,693 45,044 13,236 - 2,320 50,553 2,324 - - - - 192,317 925,487
Oklahoma 149,204 110 50,521 7,413 7,892 215,140 14,071 15,821 - 4,852 14,533 - 22 - 2,615 391 98,813 366,258
Oregon 10/ 75,496 520 38,077 14,031 2,150 130,274 17,351 22,269 - 1,333 - - 225,514 - 9,153 - 109,468 515,362
Pennsylvania 343,569 2,714 273,889 9,838 7,145 637,155 56,192 76,722 - 33,883 - - - - - - 141,770 945,722
Rhode Island 19,778 176 18,151 2,424 985 41,514 12,562 4,107 - 335 - - - - - - 4,541 63,059
South Carolina 63,281 175 17,291 968 640 82,355 16,620 21,563 - 6,796 - - 35 - - 68 109,331 236,768
South Dakota 17,546 162 46,169 4,378 597 68,852 1,436 1,488 - 436 - - - - - - 2,222 74,434
Tennessee 92,834 316 56,107 99,437 2,383 251,077 14,963 11,338 - 253 28,900 - - - 588 2,950 88,175 398,244
Texas 550,983 4,776 395,574 167,456 13,195 1,131,984 98,660 179,487 3,012,846 16,182 59,851 - - 355 7,766 1,836 375,493 4,884,460
Utah 25,549 116 29,902 2,985 1,358 59,910 10,432 4,994 - 690 5,857 - - 7,138 - - 55,743 144,764
Vermont 27,056 42 17,275 3,071 1,028 48,472 5,534 4,738 76,986 - - - - - - - 22,872 158,602
Virginia 10/ 36,470 51 17,020 3,709 1,107 58,357 28,720 22,513 355,051 11,803 - - - - 5,926 293 442,891 925,554
Washington   129,997 255 182,007 15,204 7,008 334,471 31,024 5,427 1,361 3,093 33,667 1,571 - - - 116 187,664 598,394
West Virginia 27,991 1 24,906 1,724 387 55,009 2,978 5,015 - - - - - - - 1,175 205,270 269,447
Wisconsin 225,734 365 163,554 8,099 7,262 405,014 21,321 14,974 - 719 - - - - - 495 157,267 599,790
Wyoming 4,751 56 43,841 3,694 350 52,692 2,672 71 - - - - - - 53 - 14,262 69,750
Total 9,052,313 54,175 6,109,118 1,015,997 211,293 16,442,896 1,322,532 1,337,547 3,850,808 269,947 221,277 9,936 503,152 145,395 145,329 59,348 6,711,640 31,019,807

1/ Highway-user revenues consist primarily of motor-fuel taxes, shown in Table MF-1, and motor-vehicle and motor-carrier taxes shown in this table.

2/ Where the registration year is not more than one month removed from the calendar year, registration-year receipts are given. Where the registration year is more than one month removed, calendar-year receipts are given.

3/ Includes fees for light trucks as reported in Table MV-9.

4/ Special titling taxes imposed under general sales tax levies are not included.

5/ County or local officers in many States are allowed service charges for issuing registrations, operators' licenses, or for related services. Some of these charges are included with registration and other fees. The amounts shown in this column are estimates of service charges that are collected and retained by local officials and not reported elsewhere in this table.

6/ Numerous States impose taxes on the gross receipts of motor carriers in connection with general state sales taxes or taxes on all transportation companies or public utilities. This column includes only the proceeds of gross receipts taxes reported by the States as special taxes on motor carriers.

7/ In general, the proceeds of special weight or capacity taxes imposed at a flat rate per vehicle are included under special license fees and franchise taxes. Application or filing fees required for the issuance of certificates of convenience and necessity to common carriers, and corresponding permits to contract and other motor carriers, are included under certificate or permit fees.

8/ Registration fees now exclude license taxes.

9/ Property taxes formerly levied on motor vehicles have been replaced by "Vehicle License Fees" in California.
Because of the origin of these taxes, the administrative officers of California does not consider them to be highway-user taxes. The amounts included with registration fees in this table are as follows: California, automobiles; $1,612,071,666 buses; $5,177,521, trucks; $495,347,759, trailers; $71,735,040, and motorcycles; $16,675,904.

10/ Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Oregon register automobiles for two-year periods, District of Columbia and Virginia for optional one- or two-year periods, and Louisiana for four-year periods, all on a staggered monthly basis.

11/ State did not provide current data. Table displays 2007 data.

Updated: 01/03/2012

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