Gasoline tax is not the same in every state. As of 2015, gasoline tax ranges from 20.08 cents per gallon to 37.73 cents per gallon, according to the American Petroleum Institute. The gasoline tax is composed of federal, ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Each quarter, the American Petroleum Institute website publishes gasoline taxes by state. The API State Motor Fuel Taxes by State report lists excise and other taxes for both gasoline and diesel. The report also includes... More » Business & Finance Taxes

As of 2015, Alaska has the lowest gas tax, with a state fuel tax of 11.3 cents per gallon, while Pennsylvania has the highest gas tax, with 50.5 cents per gallon, states USA Today. Alaska has a 3.9 percent tax as a perce... More » Business & Finance Taxes
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California lawmakers instituted the state's first gasoline excise tax of 2 cents per gallon in 1923. The idea of a gas tax first came from the Auto Club in 1921, and it was also recommended by the Highway Commission and ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

As of 2015 the federal gasoline tax of 18.4 cents per gallon is split between the Highway Trust Fund's Highway Account and Mass Transit Account and the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund, according to the Federa... More » Business & Finance Taxes

In 2014, the U.S. gasoline tax was 18.4 cents per gallon. State gasoline taxes varied from 12.4 cents in Alaska to 52.89 cents per gallon in California, leading to a wide variation in combined gasoline taxes across the c... More » Business & Finance Taxes

As of 2015, the gasoline tax in Utah is 24.5 cents per gallon and is applied for any gasoline type, including diesel. An additional 0.5 cents of tax is also included with every gallon to cover for associated inspection a... More » Business & Finance Taxes