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Motor Fuel Tax News October 2021

State Motor Fuel Tax Update October 2021


Missouri: Motor Fuel Tax Rate Increased; Refund Claim will be Available — Oct. 6, 2021

Effective October 1, 2021, the current motor fuel tax rate of 17 cents per gallon has increased to 19.5 cents per gallon.

Taxpayers may also be eligible to receive a refund of the 2.5 cents tax increase they pay on Missouri motor fuel in vehicles weighing less than 26,000 pounds for highway use on or after October 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022. A refund claim form will be made available prior to July 1, 2022. Taxpayers may not file for the refund until July 1, 2022, therefore, taxpayers will need to track all purchases on or after October 1, 2021, that they intend to include in the refund claim.

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Indiana: Tax Rate Remains Unchanged for Aviation Fuel — Sept. 20, 2021

The excise tax rate on the gross retail income received by a retailer on each gallon of aviation fuel purchased in Indiana will remain at $0.20 per gallon. In order for the ultimate consumer to bear the burden of the tax, the retailer must add the per-gallon amount of excise tax to the selling price of each gallon of aviation fuel.

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New Jersey: Gross Receipt Tax Rate Decreased for Petroleum Products — Aug. 27, 2021

Effective October 1, 2021, The New Jersey petroleum products gross receipt tax rate on gasoline and diesel fuel will decrease by 8.3 cents per gallon. The new rates are as follows:

  • From 40.2 cents to 31.9 cents for gasoline.
  • From 44.2 cents to 35.9 cents for diesel fuel.

When combined with the motor fuels tax, which is fixed at 10.5 cents for gasoline and 13.5 cents for diesel fuel, the total tax rates that motorists will pay for gasoline and diesel fuel will be 42.4 cents and 49.4 cents, respectively.

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Utah: 2022 Motor Fuel Tax Rates Announced — Aug. 11, 2021

Effective January 1, 2022, the tax rates for motor fuel (gasoline); and special fuel (diesel) will be 31.9 cents per gallon.

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Oregon: Tax Rate Remains Unchanged for Aviation Fuel — Aug. 4, 2021

Aircraft fuel sold, distributed, or used in Oregon on or after January 1, 2022, will be subject to the following rates:

  • Aircraft fuel at a rate of 11 cents per gallon.
  • Fuel used in aircraft operated by turbine engines at a rate of 3 cents per gallon.

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Indiana: Tax Rate Revised for Motor Carrier Fuel — Jul. 12, 2021

Effective July 1, 2021, tax rates revised on fuel consumed by a carrier in its operations on highways in Indiana. Rates are as follows:

  • $0.53 per gallon of special fuel or alternative fuel,
  • $0.32 per gallon of gasoline.

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