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Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence
Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence

State by State

Illinois

What's this: Effective Date | Total - Non-light Duty Vehicles
  Gasoline Diesel  
Excise Tax Rate (cents/gallon) 38 45.5  
State Fees (cents/gallon) 0 0  
State Sales Taxes (cents/gallon) 0 0  
Other Taxes (cents/gallon) 0 0  
Local Taxes (cents/gallon) varies (optional) varies (optional)  
Total (cents/gallon) 38 45.5
Total - Non-light Duty Vehicles(cents/gallon) - 61.6  
Effective Date 7/1/2019 7/1/2019  
Histogram View state benchmarking data for 1992 to 2019 in graphical (histogram) format.
The state sales tax of 6.25% is levied on gasoline and diesel less federal and state excise taxes but is not included as the revenue is not used for transportation purposes. Prior to 2000, a sales tax transfer was made to transportation. Motor carriers pay a surcharge equal to 6.25% of the previous 12 months retail price (15.2 cpg on gasoline and 16.1 cpg on diesel in 2019). Non-transportation purposes: 1.1 cpg for underground storage tank fund.

2016 Snapshot data is derived from the 2016 Transportation Governance and Finance.

1992-2019 data is derived from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, FHWA Highway Statistics, American Petroleum Institute, state government websites (motor fuel tax data), and toll facility owner/operator websites.