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State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates, 2000 - 2015 (1) (2)
   Gasoline/Gasohol

August 2016
Table MF-205
Sheet 1 of 2

(Cents per Gallon)

STATE 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 (5)
Alabama 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 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 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Arkansas 19.5 19.5 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5
California (4) 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 35.3 35.7 36 39.5 39.5 30.0
Colorado 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
Connecticut 32 32 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Delaware 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Dist. of Col. 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5
Florida 13.3 13.6 13.9 14.1 14.3 14.5 14.9 15.3 15.6 16.1 16.0 16.2 16.6 16.9 16.9 17.3
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 26.0
Hawaii 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Idaho 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 32
Illinois 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Indiana 15 15 15 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Iowa 20 20 20.1 20.1 20.3 20.7 20.7 21.0 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 31
Kansas 20 20 21 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Kentucky 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.4 18.5 19.7 21 22.5 24.1 25.6 26.4 28.5 30.9 30.9 24.6
Louisiana 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Maine 19 19 22 22 25.2 25.9 27 27.6 28.4 29.5 29.5 29.5 30.0 30 30 30
Maryland 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 32.1
Massachusetts 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 24 24 24
Michigan 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Minnesota 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 22.5 27.1 27.5 28 28.5 28.5 28.5 28.5
Mississippi 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4
Missouri 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Montana 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.75 27.8 27.8 27.8
Nebraska 23.9 24.5 24.5 24.6 24.8 25.3 27.1 27.0 26 26 27.1 26.3 26.2 26.3 26.3 26.1
Nevada 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
New Hampshire 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.625 19.625 19.625 19.625 23.825
New Jersey 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5
New Mexico 18.5 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 18.875 17.000
New York 21.45 22.05 22.65 22.05 22.65 23.25 23.95 24.65 24.45 25.15 24.35 25.05 25.85 26.7 26.7 25.9
North Carolina 22 24.3 24.2 23.4 24.3 26.6 29.9 29.95 30.15 30.15 32.15 35.25 37.95 37.8 37.8 36.3
North Dakota 21 21 21 21 21 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Ohio 22 22 22 24 26 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
Oklahoma 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Oregon 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 30 30 30 30 30
Pennsylvania 25.9 26 26.6 25.9 26.2 30 31 31.2 30.0 30 31 31.2 31.2 31.2 31.2 50.5
Rhode Island 29 29 29 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 32 32 32 32 32 33
South Carolina 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
South Dakota 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 & 8 22 & 8 30
Tennessee 20 20 20 20 20 20 20.0 20 20.0 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Texas 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Utah 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5
Vermont 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 20 21 20 20 20 20 19 19 19
Virginia 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 11.1 11.1 16.2
Washington 23 23 23 28 28 31 34 36 38 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 44.5
West Virginia 25.35 25.35 25.65 25.35 25.35 27 27 32 32.2 32.2 32.2 32.2 33.4 34.7 34.7 34.6
Wisconsin 25.8 26.4 27.3 28.1 28.5 29.1 29.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9
Wyoming 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 24 24 24
State Average (3) 19.96 19.29 20.17 19.07 19.13 19.25 20.3 19.25 20.48 20.78 21.82 21.38 21.63 21.90 22.56 24.95

State Motor-Fuel Tax Rates, 2000 - 2015 (1) (2)
   Diesel

August 2016
Table MF-205
Sheet 2 of 2

STATE 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 (5)
Alabama 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 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 27 27 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 18 26
Arkansas 20.5 20.5 22.7 22.7 22.7 22.7 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 21.5 22.5
California 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 13 10 10 36 13
Colorado 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 22.0 20.5
Connecticut 18 18 18 26 26 26 26 37 43 43.4 39.6 39.6 51.2 51.2 25.0 54.5
Delaware 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 23 22
Dist. of Col. 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5
Florida 25.4 25.9 26.4 26.7 27 27.3 27.9 28.5 15.6 16.1 16.0 16.2 16.6 16.9 17.1 17.3
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 29.0
Hawaii 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Idaho 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 32
Illinois 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 19.0 21.5
Indiana 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 18 16
Iowa 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 21.0 32.5
Kansas 22 22 23 25 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 24 26
Kentucky 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 15.5 16.7 18 19.5 21.1 22.6 23.4 25.5 27.9 30.5 21.6
Louisiana 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Maine 20 20 23 23 26.8 27 27.9 28.8 29.8 30.7 30.7 30.7 31.2 31.2 30.0 31.2
Maryland 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.25 24.3 27.0 32.9
Massachusetts 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 24 24 24
Michigan 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 19 15
Minnesota 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 27.1 27.5 28 28.5 28.5 28.5 28.5
Mississippi 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4
Missouri 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Montana 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50 27.75 27.75 28.50 28.5 28.5 28.5 27.8 28.5
Nebraska 22.8 22.8 24.5 24.5 24.6 25.3 27.1 27.1 26.0 26 27.1 26.3 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.1
Nevada 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 24 27
New Hampshire 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.625 19.625 23.825 23.825
New Jersey 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 10.5 13.5
New Mexico 19 19.5 19.875 19.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 22.875 21 17 21
New York 19.65 20.25 20.85 20.25 20.85 21.45 22.15 22.85 22.65 23.35 22.55 23.25 24.05 24.9 26.5 24.1
North Carolina 22 24.3 24.2 23.4 24.3 26.6 29.9 29.9 30.2 30.15 32.15 35.25 35.25 37.8 36.8 36.3
North Dakota 21 21 21 21 21 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Ohio 22 22 22 24 26 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
Oklahoma 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 17 14
Oregon 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 30 30 30 30
Pennsylvania 30.8 30.9 31.8 30.8 31.2 36.4 38.1 38.1 38.1 38.1 38.1 38.1 38.1 38.1 40.7 64.2
Rhode Island 29 29 29 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 32 32 32 32 32 33
South Carolina 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
South Dakota 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 30
Tennessee 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 20 17
Texas 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Utah 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5 24.5
Vermont 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 26 27 26 29 29 29 44.8 19.2 31.0
Virginia 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 20.2 11.1 20.2
Washington 23 23 23 23 28 31 34 36 38 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 44.5
West Virginia 25.35 25.35 25.65 25.35 25.35 27 27 32 32.2 32.2 32.2 32.2 33.4 34.7 35.7 34.6
Wisconsin 25.8 26.4 27.3 28.1 28.5 29.1 29.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9
Wyoming 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 24 24 24
State Average (3) 19.96 20.37 19.73 20 19.39 20 20.47 20.51 20.77 21.38 22.36 22.65 21.898 22.297 23.77  

(1) This table shows the tax rates for motor fuel as of December 31 for each year. Tax rates include inspection fees and environmental cleanup fees when these fees are targeted at highway fuel use, and include local taxes when these taxes are uniform across all the counties in the State.

(2) Data reported is through December 2015.

(3) Weighted average based on gross gallons taxed.

(4) California reported "Gasoline" is for aviation use at 18 cents, and all other gasoline/gasohol is currently 36 cents. The on highway gasoline tax increased in 2010 from 18 cents in prior years.

(5) Beginning in 2015, taxes shown include additional fees (environmental fee, uniform locality taxes, etc. were applicable)

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