If you drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, here are the federal, state and local taxes you pay at the pump. The federal and state taxes for diesel fuel are different and are not shown. Numbers are rounded to the nearest cent.
|Federal Excise Tax||18 cents per gallon||Not adjusted for inflation.|
|Fuel Sales Tax||18 cents per gallon||Adjusted each January for inflation. Fixed portions are returned to local governments.|
|SCETS Tax (State Comprehensive Enhanced Transportation System)||8 cents per gallon||Adjusted each January for inflation. Must be spent in the transportation district and, if possible, the county in which it was collected.|
|“Ninth Cent” Fuel Tax||1 cent||Revenue is used specifically for Advanced Traffic Management Systems/Intelligent Traffic System initiatives.|
|Local Option Fuel Tax||6 cents||Revenue is used primarily for maintenance and operations.|
|Additional Local Option Fuel Tax (under consideration)||1-5 cents||Revenue would be used for transportation-related capital initiatives.|