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President Biden calls on Congress, States for fuel tax holiday; increase in refinery capacity

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President Biden called on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax for the next 90 days, through the busy summer driving season—18 cents per gallon for gasoline and 24 cents per gallon for diesel. He also called on states to suspend their state gas taxes as well or to find other ways to deliver some relief.

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US COVID-19 mitigation efforts resulting in significant decline in traffic, emissions and fuel-tax revenues

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Fuel use dropped from 4.6 It also resulted in fuel-tax revenue reductions, which vary by state. In California, where vehicle miles dropped more than 75%, the state’s fuel-tax revenue under Senate Bill 1 (2017) also plummeted from $61 million in early March to $15 million for the second week of April.

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Biden's proposed gas-tax holiday has a lot of skeptics, from economists to environmentalists

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President Biden on Wednesday asked Congress for a three-month federal gas-tax holiday. If Congress approves the tax holiday, current federal fuel taxes of 24 cents per gallon for gasoline and 18 cents per gallon for.

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UC Davis report proposes mileage fee for EVs, maintaining fuel tax for ICEs to support road repairs

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Lastly, we examine alternative funding mechanisms include a fuel tax for hydrogen and electricity, as well as a road user charge (RUC). Additionally, the fee detracts from the market adoption of ZEV technologies by as much as a 20% decrease in new ZEV sales. —“Alternatives to California's Electric Vehicle Registration Fee”.

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11 states assessing fees on EV owners in lieu of traditional fuel taxes

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Eleven states currently assess fees on electric vehicle owners in lieu of traditional fuel taxes, according to the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). Highway maintenance has traditionally been funded from a combination of Federal and state taxes collected at the fuel pump.

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EIA: State tax rates for retail gasoline and diesel increased in 13 states in 2023

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In January 2023, state taxes and fees on gasoline and diesel fuel averaged $0.3163 per gallon (gal) of gasoline and $0.3388/gal of diesel fuel, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). These taxes have increased in 13 states since July 2022. These states are not shown because the values are so small.

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California Governor signs $52B fuel tax and vehicle fee bill for transportation infrastructure; $100 ZEV fee

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billion over the next decade through an increase in fuel taxes and vehicle fees—including on zero emission vehicles (ZEVs)—to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and put more dollars toward transit and safety. California Governor Edmund G. The bill will raise $52.4

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