U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
How much tax do we pay on a gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel?
The taxes on retail gasoline and diesel fuel, in cents per gallon, as of July 1, 2016:
|Average of all states||26.60||27.30|
State-by-state fuel taxes
- 8.2.1. Federal excise tax rates on motor fuels and lubricating oil
- 8.2.3. State tax rates on motor fuel 1998–2014
Articles on taxes
Last updated: October 18, 2016
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