Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

Iowa
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21. Iowa
> State gas tax: 30.7 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.34 / gal. (19th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 21.0% (20th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 46% (22nd lowest)

Welcome sign of the state of Vermont
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22. Vermont
> State gas tax: 30.5 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.37 / gal. (12th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 20.6% (22nd highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 45% (tied – 19th lowest)

Portland Fishing Harbour at Sunset, Maine
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23. Maine
> State gas tax: 30.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.40 / gal. (10th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 20.1% (24th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 53% (19th highest)

The four presidents at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
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24. South Dakota
> State gas tax: 30.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.34 / gal. (tied – 16th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 20.7% (21st highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 61% (13th highest)

Road leading towards a mountain, Wendover Peak, Utah, USA
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25. Utah
> State gas tax: 29.4 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.25 / gal. (21st lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 21.2% (18th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 25% (tied – 4th lowest)

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