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Monday Map: State Gasoline Tax Rates

By: Nick Kasprak

Today’s Monday Map shows total state gasoline 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. rates. This includes the base 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. , plus an assortment of other taxes and fees that affect the price of gasoline.

Gas Tax Map

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