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July 7: State Transportation Funding News

with Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center California officially launched its Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Tax pilot program on July 1 with 5,000 volunteers. This program will use simulated payments amongst a socioeconomically and geographically...

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Fuel Taxes

Excise Tax:

  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG): 5.25 cents-per-gallon (half of the state’s motor fuel tax).
  • Gasoline and gasoline blends (gasohol, ethanol, methanol): 10.5 cents-per-gallon (the state’s motor fuel tax).
  • Diesel and diesel blends (including biodiesel): 13.5 cents-per-gallon.
  • Additional Petroleum Products Gross Receipts Tax of 4 cents-per-gallon.

Gas tax rate includes a 4 cents-per-gallon petroleum fee.

*Federal funding percentages are from an ARTBA analysis of FHWA Highway Statistics data, total ten year average 2004-2013 from tables SF-1 and SF-2. The percent is the ratio of federal aid reimbursements to the state and total state capital outlays and is indicative of the importance of the federal aid program to state capital spending for highways and bridges. Does not include local capital spending. Federal highway reimbursements are primarily used for capital outlays, including construction, right of way and engineering, but are also used for debt service for GARVEE bonds.