Frequently Asked Questions

How much tax do we pay on a gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel?

As of January 1, 2013, the excise taxes on retail gasoline and diesel fuel, in cents per gallon:

  Gasoline Diesel
Federal 18.40 24.40
Average All States 23.47 24.00

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State-by-state fuel taxes

Last updated: April 9, 2013

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