Gasoline Tax is collected from every State in the United States. The US Federal government collects 18.4 cents on every gallon of gasoline. State and Local government also collect their own gas tax. The average gas tax in the United States is 49.9 cents per gallon (April 2014)
In New York, gas tax is 71.3 cents per gallon of unleaded gasoline. New York is ranked 2nd in terms of gasoline tax in the United States.