Special Report

States With the Highest Gas Taxes

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20. Virginia
> Avg. state gas tax: 34.4 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 14, 2022: $3.14 per gal. (20th lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 10.9% (17th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 12,781 (23rd fewest)

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19. Rhode Island
> Avg. state gas tax: 35 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 14, 2022: $3.36 per gal. (19th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 10.4% (20th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 8,716 (2nd fewest)

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18. West Virginia
> Avg. state gas tax: 35.7 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 14, 2022: $3.21 per gal. (24th lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 11.1% (15th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 14,221 (16th most)

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17. Connecticut
> Avg. state gas tax: 35.8 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 14, 2022: $3.49 per gal. (10th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 10.2% (21st highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 11,332 (16th fewest)

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16. Maryland
> Avg. state gas tax: 36.1 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 14, 2022: $3.25 per gal. (23rd highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 11.1% (16th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 11,165 (15th fewest)

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