State and local governments depend on many different types of taxes, one of which is known as an excise tax. Like general sales taxes, excise taxes are paid on the purchase of an item. But unlike sales taxes, excise...
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The federal gasoline tax is 18.4 cents per gallon, and Maryland's gas tax is 23.5 cents per gallon, according to the Tax Foundation, a District-based nonpartisan tax research group. Virginia's gas tax is 17.5 cents per gallon, and the District's gas tax is 20 cents per gallon.
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