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Motor Fuel Tax Rates

The year links below provide access the Pennsylvania Bulletin detailing the tax rates and calculations for each year.

2020 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

The following rates are effective Jan. 1, 2020, and apply to tax periods through calendar year 2020. The tax rates will be indicated on future Motor Fuel Tax Reports issued by the department.

Aviation gasoline$0.059/gallon
Jet fuel$0.019/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.576/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.741/gallon

2019 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.060/gallon
Jet fuel$0.020/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.576/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.741/gallon

2018 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.057/gallon
Jet fuel$0.018/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.576/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.741/gallon

2017 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.055/gallon
Jet fuel$0.016/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.582/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.747/gallon

2016 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.055/gallon
Jet fuel$0.016/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.503/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.640/gallon

2015 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.059/gallon
Jet fuel$0.020/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.505/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.642/gallon

2014 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.059/gallon
Jet fuel$0.020/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.407/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.510/gallon

2013 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline $0.059/gallon
Jet fuel$0.020/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.312/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.381/gallon

2012 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.059/gallon
Jet fuel$0.020/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol) $0.312/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.381/gallon

2011 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.055/gallon
Jet fuel$0.017/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.312/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.381/gallon

2010 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.054/gallon
Jet fuel$0.016/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.312/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.381/gallon

2009 Motor Fuel Tax Rates

Aviation gasoline$0.058/gallon
Jet fuel$0.020/gallon
Liquid fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol)$0.312/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene)$0.381/gallon

In addition to the tax rates above for liquid fuels and fuels, a 1.1 cent per gallon underground storage tank fee is collected by the Insurance Department. This is a fee for the Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Fund and does not get deposited into the Motor License Fund.