Did you know that the Federal government, State and Local government collect gas tax for every gallon fuel purchased. The Federal government collects 18.4 cents for every gallon of unleaded gasoline and 24.4 cents for diesel fuels . In addition, the States and Local government also collect their fair share. Every State collects a different amount based on their budget and resources.
The average gasoline tax in the United States is 50 cents for each gallon of gasoline. The States with the highest gas tax is in California, New York and Connecticut. While the States with the lowest gas tax are in Alaska, New Jersey and South Carolina.
Complete list of Gas Tax in the United States. (State by State)