What is the Diesel Tax Differential in Your State?

Clean diesel engines produce lower CO2 emissions than gas, yet the federal, state and local governments continue to tax diesel at a higher rate. It’s time to level the playing field and stop forcing clean diesel drivers to pay more at the pump. Scroll over the map below to see what the combined local, state and federal tax differential is in your state.

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Source: American Petroleum Institute

  • Orange highlight indicates a tax differential at or above 6 cents/gallon

Washington:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 61.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 55.9
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Oregon:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 54.74
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 49.47
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 5.27

California:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 65
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 63.79
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 1.21

Nevada:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 52.96
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 51.55
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 1.41

Idaho:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 49.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 43.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Utah:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 42.9
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Arizona:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 51.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 37.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 14

Montana:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 52.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 46.15
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6.75

West Virginia:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 59
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 53
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Colorado:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 44.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 40.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 4.5

New Mexico:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 47.28
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 37.28
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 10

North Dakota:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 47.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 41.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

South Dakota:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 40.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 8

Nebraska:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 50.3
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 44.9
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 5.4

Kansas:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 50.43
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 42.43
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 8

Texas:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 44.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 38.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Oklahoma:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 38.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 35.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 3

Minnesota:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 53
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 47
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Iowa:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 47.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 40.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 7.5

Missouri:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 41.7
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 35.7
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Arkansas:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 47.2
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 40.2
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 7

Louisiana:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 44.41
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 38.41
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Wisconsin:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 57.3
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 51.3
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Michigan:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 58.38
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.66
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 9.72

Illinois:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 63.89
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 49.12
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 14.77

Indiana:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 68.66
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.25
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 20.41

Ohio:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 52.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 46.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Kentucky:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 49
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 46
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 3

Tennessee:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 42.8
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 39.8
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 3

Mississippi:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 42.8
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 37.18
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 5.62

Georgia:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 54.5
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 44.93
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 9.57

Florida:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 58.07
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 54.82
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 3.25

South Carolina:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 41.15
Gasoline Taxes*(Cents/Gallon): 35.15
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

North Carolina:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 62.15
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 56.15
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Virginia:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 50.48
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 40.78
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 9.7

Pennsylvania:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 88.6
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 68.9
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 19.7

Vermont:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 56.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 50.37
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6.03

New Hampshire:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.23
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 42.23
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Maine:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 55.61
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.41
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 7.2

Massachusetts:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 50.94
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 44.94
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Rhode Island:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 57.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 51.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Connecticut:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 78.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 61.62
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 17.28

Delaware:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 46.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 41.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 5

Maryland:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 52.55
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 45.8
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6.75

Washington, D.C.:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 47.9
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 41.9
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

Alaska:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 36.2
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 29.7
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6.5

Hawaii:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 66.78
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 63.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 3.38

Puerto Rico:

Wyoming:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 48.4
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 42.4
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6

New York:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 70.68
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 63.49
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 7.19

Alabama:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 46.25
Gasoline Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 39.27
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 6.98

New Jersey:

Diesel Taxes (Cents/Gallon): 41.9
Gasoline Taxes* (Cents/Gallon): 32.9
Differential (Cents/Gallon): 9