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West Virginia

What's this: Effective Date | Total - Non-light Duty Vehicles
  Gasoline Diesel  
Excise Tax Rate (cents/gallon) 20.5 20.5  
State Fees (cents/gallon) 0 0  
State Sales Taxes (cents/gallon) 15.2 15.2  
Other Taxes (cents/gallon) 0 0  
Local Taxes (cents/gallon) 0 0  
Total (cents/gallon) 35.7 35.7
Total - Non-light Duty Vehicles(cents/gallon) - 35.7  
Effective Date 5/1/1993 5/1/1993  
Histogram View state benchmarking data for 1992 to 2019 in graphical (histogram) format.
Total gasoline and diesel taxes include a fixed excise tax component and a variable Consumer Sales and Service Tax component equal to 5% of the wholesale price per gallon. It is adjusted annually based on the wholesale price from the prior year's period July through October with a floor of $2.34.

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.