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State Gas Tax Set to Increase to 53.9 Cents Per Gallon in July

On July 1, California’s excise tax on gasoline will increase from 51.1 cents per gallon to 53.9 cents per gallon, and the tax on diesel fuel will increase from 38.9 cents per gallon to 41 cents per gallon, according to a notice issued this week by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. With the increase, Californians will pay 70.95 cents per gallon at the pump attributable to state and local taxes and fees, which is the highest in…

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State’s Gas Tax to Increase July 1

California’s excise tax on gasoline will increase to 51.1 cents per gallon July 1, up from the current 50.5 cents per gallon, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration announced this week. The tax on diesel fuel also will increase, reaching 38.9 cents per gallon (up from 38.5 cents per gallon). “We are required to adjust the motor vehicle fuel and diesel fuel excise tax rates on July 1 of each year, based on the percentage change in the…

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