As of January 2015, gasoline taxes differ between states by as much as 40 cents per gallon. These differences are based on such factors as access to oil, debts, infrastructure and public sentiment. 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 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

Gas prices differ from one state to another in the United States because different states have varying state taxes applied to selling gasoline, are variously remote from gasoline's supply points and have different restri... More » Geography

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

State gasoline taxes increase the price paid per gallon in each state by 30.48 cents on average as of July 2015, according to the American Petroleum Institute. Federal gasoline taxes total 18.4 cents per gallon in every ... 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