State Tax On Gasoline, Diesel Fuel Going Up January 1


The Department of Revenue published notice of mandated increases in the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel under the Oil Company Franchise Tax in the December 10 PA Bulletin. The changes will be:

Gasoline from 50.3 cents per gallon to 58.2 cents per gallon
Diesel Fuel from 64 cents per gallon to 74.7 cents per gallon
Aviation Gasoline will remain the same at 55 cents per gallon
Jet Fuel will remain the same at 1.6 cents per gallon

The tax rate changes were mandated in Act 89 of 2013 enacting a highway and transportation funding program.