gasoline tax


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Noun1.gasoline tax - a tax on every gallon of gasoline sold
excise, excise tax - a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
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Illinois' gasoline tax doubled on July 1, and many local residents say they plan to continue taking advantage of lower out-of-state gas prices, sometimes even making a special trip.
OKLAHOMA CITYAs the dust from the legislative session settles, Oklahoma officials are preparing to implement the state's first gasoline tax increase since 1986.<br />Until this year, the state government hadn't raised the rate in decades, allowing it to hover at 17 cents per gallon on gasoline and 13 cents per gallon on diesel.
But the program, which is intended eventually to supplant the state's gasoline tax as a primary source of funding for transportation projects, remains in a limbo of sorts.
The 2018 GRT bonds are additionally payable from the city's allocation of the 10.38% general gasoline tax and the 0.576% municipal road gasoline tax.
CONSIDERING THAT THE FEDERAL gasoline tax has not been raised from its current levels of 23.4 cents for diesel and 18.4 for gasoline since 1993, it's somewhat surprising that it gets as much as attention as it does.
The most affluent households have 10 times the income of the least affluent, but use only four times more gasoline, so a gasoline tax would be regressive in the sense that the affluent would pay a lower percentage of their income.
Ideally, Congress should raise the national gasoline tax, which has remained at 18.4 cents per gallon since 1993.
Indiana House Republicans are ready to launch legislation focused at funding additional finance for the state's badly rated roads, a scheme that might offer a gasoline tax rise.
An increased adoption of electric vehicles would result in reduced consumption of gasoline and consequently a decrease in gasoline tax revenue that currently supports infrastructure development and maintenance in the U.S., according to researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Few are aware that the Legislature enacted a law that will increase the gasoline tax annually by the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Taxing gasoline purchases, which are related to emissions, is an indirect alternative, but the gasoline tax does not take into account the variation across vehicles in per-gallon emissions.
For the past 50 years, the federal gasoline tax has provided a stable funding source for maintenance and development of our highway infrastructure.