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Highway Statistics 2009

State Motor-Vehicle And Motor-Carrier Tax Receipts - 2009 1/

February 2011
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 53,749 257 84,833 4,330 1,614 144,783 19,831 19,493 - - - - 66 - - 519 40,844 225,536
Alaska 21,766 1,128 17,005 1,867 875 42,641 3,358 1,999 - - - - - - - - 3,914 51,912
Arizona  8/ 16,332 21 45,615 2,001 1,181 65,150 11,747 7,312 - 11,460 - - 1 117,420 684 1,482 118,362 333,618
Arkansas 34,819 175 63,543 7,533 532 106,602 10,554 3,571 - - - - - - - - 37,496 158,223
California  9/ 2,776,206 15,594 1,510,244 282,029 65,279 4,649,352 253,332 - - - - - - - - 12,199 221,894 5,136,777
Colorado   166,248 479 58,261 6,573 3,540 235,101 15,104 102,333 - 16,279 1,716 - - 2,568 - - 591,918 965,019
Connecticut  10/ 48,366 3,069 10,208 3,666 975 66,284 32,315 13,997 - 268 - - - 2,661 1,772 - 197,545 314,842
Delaware 15,784 709 14,755 2,297 323 33,868 3,036 5,479 - 2,199 - - - - - - 63,926 108,508
Dist. of Col. 10/ 15,738 1,939 2,232 55 132 20,096 3,005 1,431 30,842 - - - - - - - 17,346 72,720
Florida 256,223 2,442 288,827 25,717 7,566 580,775 58,440 87,822 - - - - - - - 271 367,056 1,094,364
Georgia 189,879 615 19,701 5,348 844 216,387 39,460 44,973 - 3,769 10,107 - - - - 16 38,940 353,652
Hawaii 124,635 1,076 21,294 5,278 1,389 153,672 70 - 4 191 18 - - - - - 46,005 199,960
Idaho 17,252 71 27,921 2,884 639 48,767 8,116 4,081 - 3,797 6,205 - - - 47,438 - (68,407) 49,997
Illinois 605,839 39 456,486 34,110 13,248 1,109,722 22,038 159,995 - 11,081 - - - 406 - 2,624 211,893 1,517,759
Indiana   96,433 531 86,417 17,456 5,730 206,567 22,700 - - - - - - - 1,917 124 15,195 246,503
Iowa 151,000 400 245,800 12,900 2,200 412,300 15,466 12,551 - - - - - - 35,630 - 6,963 482,910
Kansas 27,927 402 113,630 5,887 835 148,681 5,438 7,104 - - - - - - - 2,823 18,856 182,902
Kentucky 24,307 19 44,612 916 204 70,058 14,769 - 296,063 - - - 76,877 - - 8,831 105,411 572,009
Louisiana 10/ 44,345 141 28,706 2,926 418 76,536 12,934 16,626 - - - 2,649 - - - 41 82,965 191,751
Maine 21,624 44 19,326 7,546 1,021 49,561 6,369 6,602 - - - - - - 1,694 1 16,390 80,617
Maryland 10/ 230,080 1,238 65,841 22,629 4,546 324,334 35,630 38,207 - 1,152 - - - - - - 654,765 1,054,088
Massachusetts 10/ 98,181 602 69,853 20,307 1,203 190,146 64,961 58,519 - 3,384 - - - - 1,517 113 118,615 437,255
Michigan 645,803 325 124,493 14,349 5,283 790,253 40,371 28,059 - - - - - - - 5,354 92,721 956,758
Minnesota 336,184 581 164,071 47,399 2,464 550,699 25,253 10,367 - 378 - - - - - 558 30,837 618,092
Mississippi 38,942 72 31,745 2,222 563 73,544 10,753 4,468 - 3,602 - - - - 944 - 68,162 161,473
Missouri 97,591 623 140,819 8,812 1,463 249,308 15,426 10,496 - 1,133 - - - - - 84 29,401 305,848
Montana  47,373 44 96,833 5,970 2,376 152,596 5,679 3,339 - 3 720 - - 25,018 5,008 1,638 6,898 200,899
Nebraska 23,137 96 36,117 4,514 550 64,414 7,679 5,903 - - - - - - 1,396 - 19,712 99,104
Nevada 68,149 481 29,422 4,172 1,564 103,788 9,593 11,449 - 11,138 67 - - - - - 84,141 220,176
New Hampshire 33,263 66 37,261 2,326 834 73,750 13,028 7,510 - 18,774 - - - - - - 19,059 132,121
New Jersey 133,281 45,046 61,995 10,869 5,008 256,199 41,770 - 1,789 89,590 - - - - - - 513,285 902,633
New Mexico 11/ 45,990 64 40,859 2,856 902 90,671 3,695 103,112 3,313 15,195 - - 81,273 - 5,487 6,802 67,329 376,877
New York 10/ 408,974 4,880 83,947 31,957 9,544 539,302 147,153 118,324 - - - - 98,678 - - 9,430 347,646 1,260,533
North Carolina 132,566 2,139 176,763 34,649 7,837 353,954 39,832 53,018 - - 9,072 - - - - - 188,086 643,962
North Dakota 34,392 102 35,991 2,344 1,089 73,918 690 1,181 467 492 - - - - - 2,640 6,774 86,162
Ohio 352,704 1,389 215,420 32,692 12,260 614,465 47,286 11,859 - 2,290 49,836 1,802 - - - - 185,564 913,102
Oklahoma 160,855 107 51,476 7,137 8,420 227,995 15,143 14,577 - 5,313 12,482 - 20 - 3,263 311 95,770 374,874
Oregon 10/ 70,115 539 36,723 13,582 2,159 123,118 14,479 18,578 - 1,117 - - 196,225 - 7,642 - 95,289 456,448
Pennsylvania 276,628 2,823 208,742 9,885 7,324 505,402 76,048 67,914 - 36,552 - - - - - - 178,615 864,531
Rhode Island 22,847 173 17,694 2,387 1,030 44,131 15,406 3,944 - 380 - - - - - - (937) 62,924
South Carolina 63,839 148 14,636 798 611 80,032 10,149 18,809 - 6,960 - - 44 - - 88 92,442 208,524
South Dakota 17,914 168 48,748 4,594 639 72,063 2,398 1,605 - 182 - - - - - - 3,693 79,941
Tennessee 94,768 351 54,354 97,417 2,584 249,474 19,224 10,068 - 484 24,627 - - - 962 3,315 79,844 387,998
Texas 11/ 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 25,180 127 29,570 2,742 1,387 59,006 10,793 4,264 - 663 5,857 - - 7,102 - - 59,610 147,295
Vermont 24,875 54 17,058 3,075 1,048 46,110 5,532 4,113 63,780 - - - - - - - 21,077 140,612
Virginia 10/ 32,729 50 14,751 3,055 1,014 51,599 41,498 19,748 269,731 11,217 - - - - 3,780 247 388,795 786,615
Washington   128,371 259 177,134 14,859 7,245 327,868 31,896 4,606 1,202 2,910 32,378 1,431 - - - 104 188,708 591,103
West Virginia 28,131 1 30,079 1,032 388 59,631 2,937 4,566 - - - - - - - 21 187,502 254,657
Wisconsin 264,775 440 181,372 10,309 1,107 458,003 21,173 14,848 - 715 - - - - - 501 177,072 672,312
Wyoming 5,101 65 47,299 3,912 350 56,727 2,503 1 - - - - - - 59 - 16,581 75,871
Total 9,202,193 96,980 5,896,056 1,021,626 214,532 16,431,387 1,434,720 1,328,308 3,680,037 278,850 212,936 5,882 453,184 155,530 126,959 61,973 6,527,061 30,696,827

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; $1,495,638,759 buses; $4,775,323, trucks; $450,155,536, trailers; $71,260,446, and motorcycles; $15,999,428.

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 2008 data; for New Mexico only automobiles, buses, trucks, trailers, and motorcycles.

Updated: 01/17/2013

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