House Bill 170 Motor Fuel Changes

Summary

  • Beginning July 1, 2015, the current prepaid state tax component (representing a 3% motor fuel tax and 1% sales tax) will be eliminated

  • House Bill 170 changes state motor fuel tax to a single state motor fuel excise tax

  • The state excise tax rate will be 26 cents/gallon for most fuel types (gasoline, LPG, and special fuels including CNG), except for diesel which will be 29 cents/gallon

  • Aviation gasoline will continue to be subject to a 1 cent/gallon excise tax when sold to a licensed distributor, 26 cents otherwise

  • Please reference House Bill 170 for further information

         http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20152016/146354.pdf