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Fuel Tax Information

The per gallon Federal Motor Fuel Excise Tax is 18.4 cents on gasoline, 13.6 cents on LPG, 24.4 cents on diesel fuel, 18.4 cents on gasohol, 19.4 cents on aviation gas, and 4.4 cents on jet fuel. These monies go to the Federal Highway Trust Fund.

The current per gallon State Motor Fuel Excise Tax effective April 1, 1999 is 22 cents on gasoline, 20 cents on LPG, 22 cents on diesel fuel, 20 cents on gasohol, 6 cents on aviation gas, and 4 cents on jet fuel. Jet fuel for non-commercial use is taxed at 21.9 cents.

  • State Gasoline Taxes Throughout the U.S.

    CURRENT DISPOSITION OF FEDERAL TAX
    EFFECTIVE January 1, 2005

    HIGHWAY TRUST FUND
    Fuel Type FEDERAL TAX DEFICIT REDUCTION HIGHWAY ACCOUNT MASS TRANSIT ACCOUNT LUST
    GASOLINE $0.184 $0.000 $0.1544 $0.0286 $0.001
    GASOHOL** $0.184 $0.0 $0.1544 $0.0286 $0.001
    LPG $0.183 $0.000 $0.1147 $0.0213 $0.000
    DIESEL $0.244 $0.000 $0.2144 $0.0286 $0.001

    **Effective January 1, 2005



    CURRENT STATE TAX RATES
    EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010

    Fuel Type S.D. STATE TAX FEDERAL & STATE TAX TOTAL
    GASOLINE $0.220 $0.404
    Ethyl Alcohol $0.800 $0.264
    LPG $0.200 $0.336
    DIESEL $0.220 $0.464
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