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Monday Map: State Diesel Tax Rates, 2013

By: Nick Kasprak

Note: when originally published, this map was mislabled as showing excise taxAn excise tax is a tax imposed on a specific good or activity. Excise taxes are commonly levied on cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, soda, gasoline, insurance premiums, amusement activities, and betting, and typically make up a relatively small and volatile portion of state and local and, to a lesser extent, federal tax collections. rates on unleaded gasoline, not diesel fuel. We've corrected the title and have published a new gasoline tax map. We apologize for the error.

Today's Monday Map shows the effective taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. per gallon on sales of diesel fuel.

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See previous Monday Maps here.