According to the American Petroleum institute, Americans pay an average of 48.8 cents per gallon in taxes. The federal gas tax is 18.4 cents per gallon, while states set their own gas taxes. How much does your state charge? Check out our interactive map to find out.
Similarly, how much money does the gas tax generate?
Federal tax revenues. Federal fuel taxes raised $35.2 billion in Fiscal Year 2014, with $25.0 billion raised from gasoline taxes and $10.2 billion raised from taxes on diesel and special motor fuels. The tax was last raised in 1993 and is not indexed to inflation. Total inflation from 1993 until 2015 was 64.6 percent.
How much do Californians pay in gas taxes?
The federal tax stands at 18.4 cents a gallon. When that is added, California motorists are paying 76.7 cents per gallon in state and federal taxes every time they go to the gas station.
How much is California gas tax per gallon?
The state's full gas tax increase would amount to 19.5 cents per gallon by this time. California's overall gas tax would climb to 58.3 cents per gallon under the foundation's latest calculations.