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Diesel Tax Rates By State

 

Diesel Fuel Tax Rates 
State / Local Tax Type Tax Rate Tax Basis Fee
Alabama Diesel $0.29

Per Gallon;

an inspection fee of $0.02 per gallon on undyed diesel;

an inspection fee of $0.02 per gallon on dyed diesel (Reduced Rate $.00025 for vessels, railroad locomotives, tractors used for agricultural purposes & wood preservation)

Yes
Alaska Diesel $0.08

Per Gallon;

Plus a surcharge of $0.0095 per gallon on refined fuel sold, transferred, or used in Alaska.

Yes
Arizona Diesel: Use Class Vehicle $0.26 Per Gallon No
Diesel: Light or Exempt Vehicle $0.18 Per Gallon
Arkansas Diesel $0.285 Per Gallon No
Biodiesel $0.285 Per Gallon No
Dyed diesel  $0.06
California Diesel $0.410 Per Gallon No
Colorado Diesel $0.205

Per Gallon;

Diesel is subject to the Environmental Response Surcharge (ERS) $0.0125 per gallon and PFAS fee: $0.003125, and is only exempt if exported. 

Yes
Connecticut Diesel $0.492 Per Gallon No
Delaware  Diesel  $0.22 Per Gallon.  No
District of Columbia  Diesel  $0.235 Per Gallon No
Florida Undyed Diesel  $0.040 Per Gallon  No
Georgia  Diesel  $0.326 Per Gallon. No
Hawaii Diesel  $0.16 Per Gallon.  No
Idaho Diesel $0.32 Per Gallon No
Biodiesel $0.32 Per Gallon
Illinois Diesel $0.467 Per Gallon No
Indiana  Diesel  $0.55 Per Gallon.   
Iowa Diesel including biodiesel B-10 and lower (Special Undyed Fuel) $0.325 Per Gallon. No
Biodiesel B-11 or Higher Undyed $0.301
Kansas Diesel $0.26 Per Gallon No
Kentucky Diesel  $0.196

Per Gallon 

Plus the supplemental highway user motor fuel tax of 3 cents for diesel, and the petroleum storage tank environmental assessment fee of 1.4 cents.

Yes
Louisiana Diesel $0.20

Per gallon;

Inspection fee of $.00125 per gallon.

Yes
Maine Diesel $0.312 Per gallon No
Biodiesel $0.312 Per gallon
Maryland Diesel $0.4345 Per gallon No
Biodiesel $0.4345 Per gallon
Massachusetts Diesel (Quarterly change) $0.24 Per gallon No
Michigan Diesel $0.272 Per gallon No
Minnesota Undyed Diesel $0.285

Per gallon;

Plus an inspection fee of $0.001 per gallon.

Yes
Biodiesel $0.285

Per gallon;

Plus an inspection fee of $0.001 per gallon.

Missouri Diesel $0.22

Per gallon;

And an agriculture inspection fee of $.0007 Per Gallon and a transport load fee of $0.0035 Per Gallon

Yes
Montana  Diesel  $.2975

Per Gallon;

And a petroleum storage fee of $.0075 per gallon.

Yes
Nebraska  Diesel $0.248

Per Gallon;

Plus Petroleum Release Remedial Action Fee of 0.3 cents per gallon. 

Yes
Nevada Diesel $0.27

Per Gallon;

Plus cleanup fee of $0.0075 per gallon.

Yes
New Hampshire  Diesel  $0.23825

Per Gallon;

Oil discharge fee of $0.0125 per gallon. 

Yes
New Jersey Diesel $0.135 Per Gallon No
New Mexico  Diesel  $0.21

Per Gallon;

A Petroleum products loading fee is imposed for the privilege of loading special fuel from a rack at a refinery or a pipeline terminal in the state into a cargo tank, or for importing special fuel for resale or consumption.This fee is charged per load of 8,000 gallons of special fuel. The rate is $150 per load.

 
New York  Highway Diesel  $0.173

Per Gallon;

Plus petroleum testing fee of $0.05 per gallon.

Yes
North Carolina Diesel $0.385

Per Gallon;

Plus : Inspection fee $0.0025/gal

Yes
North Dakota Undyed Diesel $0.23 Per Gallon No
Dyed Diesel $0.04
Ohio Diesel $0.47 Per Gallon No
Oklahoma Diesel $0.19

Per Gallon;

Assessment Fee: $0.01/gal

Yes
Oregon Diesel $0.38 Per Gallon No
Pennsylvania Undyed Diesel $0.741

Per Gallon;

a 1.1 cent per gallon underground storage tank fee. 

Yes
Rhode Island  Diesel $0.34 Per Gallon  No
South Carolina Diesel $0.28

Per Gallon;

an environmental impact fee charge of $0.0050 per gallon;

an inspection fee charge of $0.0025 per gallon.

Yes

South Dakota Diesel $0.28 Per Gallon. No
Tennessee Undyed Diesel $0.27 Per Gallon.

Yes

Dyed Diesel

(tax exempt from motor fuel tax if used off road (but subject to sales/use tax))

$0.27

Per Gallon;

Plus an environmental assurance fee: $0.004/gal;

Special tax: $0.01/gal

Texas Diesel $0.20 Per Gallon.

No

Utah Diesel $0.319

Per Gallon;

An environmental assurance fee of $0.0065 per gallon. 

Yes
Virginia Diesel $0.289

Per gallon;

a storage tank fee of $0.006 per gallon.

Yes
Washington Diesel $0.494

Per Gallon;

Plus Petroleum Products Tax: Rate of 0.0015 on the wholesale value on the product.

Yes
West Virginia Undyed Diesel $0.3570 Per gallon No
Dyed Diesel $0.1520 Per gallon
Biodiesel $0.3570 Per gallon
Wisconsin Undyed Diesel/Dyed Diesel/Biodiesel $0.309

Per gallon;

Petroleum Inspection Fee: $0.02/gal

Yes
Wyoming Undyed Diesel/Biodiesel $0.24 Per gallon No
Dyed Diesel $0.01 Per gallon

 

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