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

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

The first gasoline tax in California was passed in 1923, according to the California Department of Transportation's website. The initial tax, which was set at two cents per gallon, was established to fund the expansion o... 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 »

As of February 2015 18.4 cents per gallon is the rate of federal tax charged on gasoline. The federal tax charged on diesel is 24.4 cents per gallon. A state tax is also charged on gasoline; however, the exact amount of ... More » Business & Finance Taxes